Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe

"...protecting people & the environment against radiation effects..."

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The Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) was established through an Act of Parliament, Radiation Protection Act [Chapter 15:15] of 2004. The mandate of RPAZ is to protect people and the environment against the harmful effects of radiation.

58th Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference

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Radiation Safety Basics

  • Distance - maximise your distance from a radiation source.
  • Time - spend as little time as possible near a radiation source.

  • Shielding - wear proper shielding in relation to the type of radiation

Radiation Protection Principles

  • Justification of the practice

  • Optimisation of the protection

  • Limitation of the individual dose


Renewal of Licences for the period January - December 2015

The Authority is hereby reminding all users of radiation and radiation related equipment to start processing their licence renewals for 2015 in line with the provisions of Statutory Instrument 134 of 2012. Current licences are valid until December 31, 2014.

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