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Provides comprehensive guidance on managing, storing and handling radioactive materials and equipment used for teaching about radioactivity.
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A rather technical publication intended predominantly for manufacturers of radioactive sources and school employers.
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The following is CLEAPSS guidance for school employers undertaking registration for radioactive sources used in school science. Since 6th February 2018, employers who have employees using radioactive .. more
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Disposal of waste sealed sources by the grout/dustbin route.
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This explains how to estimate the radioactivity of instruments which have dials painted with radium paint. Such dials are now getting very old and the paint will be deteriorating and possibly flaking .. more
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Regulation 8 of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) requires the employer to undertake a suitable and sufficient prior risk assessment before commencing a new work activity involving ioni.. more
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Describes in detail four different practical activities to measure half-life in a school laboratory, and compares the advantages and disadvantages of each.
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CLEAPSS has received a small but steadily increasing number of calls from schools regarding a red-brown discolouring on the surface of the metal disc of their radium sealed source.
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Several schools have told us that when detecting alpha emissions with a GM tube, their americium‐241 source appeared to have become less radioactive than when it was new1. The source worked as exp.. more
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A straightforward practical which can be undertaken by post-16 students as well as done as a demonstration.
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