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Regulatory Inspections

It is an examination by review of documents, observation, measurement and tests undertaken by the Authority during any stage of the regulatory process to ensure compliance of a facility to legal requirements.

Dosimetry

Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) provides the national dosimetry service for all the radiation workers in Zimbabwe. (In effect all the persons occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation.)  All radiation workers are legally required to be monitored. The  dosimetry  service  entails  the issuing  and  dispatch  of  dosimeters  to radiation  workers  for monitoring  radiation exposure.   At the end of the monitoring period (wearing period), the dosimeters are sent back to the RPAZ which processes the dosimeters once they have been returned and dose results are then sent to the clients.  For this service, an administration fee is charged.

Licensing

According to Section 4 of the Radiation Protection Act [Chapter 15:15] of 2004 some of the functions and powers of the Authority are
• to issue standards and norms governing exemption, notification, registration and licensing of radiation sources and radiation protection and safety; and
• to issue authorizations for the possession and use of radiation sources;

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Renewal of Licences for the period January – December 2017

The Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) is a statutory body established under the Radiation Protection Act [Chapter 15:15] of 2004 with a mandate to protect people and the environment against effects of radiation. The Authority is hereby reminding all users of ionising radiation and radiation related equipment to start processing their licence renewals for […]

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Zimbabwe finalises project on establishing nuclear security detection architecture

August 2, 2016, International Atomic Energy Agency Headquarters, Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria Chief Executive Officer of the Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe, Mr Reward Severa met the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mr Yukiya Amano to discuss the cooperation between the Agency and the Government of Zimbabwe particularly in the area […]

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RADIATION SAFETY OFFICERS TRAINING COURSE—5 DAYS

This training course is designed to provide the necessary background in radiation health and safety matters to any person who will be appointed as a radiation safety Officer (RSO) within licensed facilities in line with the Radiation Protection Act [Chapter15:15}; Section 16 of the Radiation Protection Act [Chapter 15:15] requires that ‘…the owner or occupier […]

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Regulatory Inspections

It is an examination by review of documents, observation, measurement and tests undertaken by the Authority during any stage of the regulatory process to ensure compliance of a facility to legal requirements.

Dosimetry

Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) provides the national dosimetry service for all the radiation workers in Zimbabwe. (In effect all the persons occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation.)

Licensing

o issue standards and norms governing exemption, notification, registration and licensing of radiation sources and radiation protection and safety; and to issue authorizations for the possession and use of radiation sources;

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