638. Arrangements for the management of radiation protection.

Subject to certain exceptions1, every employer2 engaged in work with ionising radiation3 must consult such suitable radiation protection advisers4 as are necessary for the purpose of advising the employer as to the observance of the relevant regulations5 and must, in any event, consult one or more suitable radiation protection advisers with regard to the specified matters6. Where an employer consults a radiation protection adviser pursuant to these requirements7, the employer must appoint that radiation protection adviser in writing and must include in that appointment the scope of the advice which the radiation protection adviser is required to give8. The