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Industrial radiography

Industrial radiography Possession Licence

Apply for a licence to possess a radiation source for an industrial radiography purpose. You can apply for this licence as corporation or an individual.

Industrial radiography Approval to Acquire

Apply for an Approval to Acquire an industrial radiation source. You will need approval every time you seek to purchase or otherwise obtain a radiation source.

Industrial radiography Use Licence

Apply for a licence to use a radiation source for an industrial radiography purpose. You will need this licence before you can perform the radiation purpose.

Last updated: 4 December 2020

Setting up your radiation business

New radiation businesses will need to follow a process to set-up their radiation sources and premises:

  1. Possession Licence—have overall ownership and control of radiation sources
  2. Approval to Acquire—purchase or otherwise obtain radiation sources
  3. Use Licence—perform an industrial radiography purpose.

Industrial radiography business purposes include:

  • industrial radiography
  • measurement of density of timber structures
  • pipeline radiography
  • tracking and control of pipeline crawler X-ray equipment
  • inspection of objects
  • inspection of pipes or vessels.

You may also need to relocate or dispose of radiation sources or transport a radioactive substance.