666. Hazard identification and risk evaluation in regard to radiation emergencies.

In relation to work with ionising radiation1 to which the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 20192 apply3, the operator4 of any premises5 to which the regulations apply must make a written evaluation before any work with ionising radiation is carried out for the first time at those premises6. The evaluation must be sufficient to identify all hazards arising from the work undertaken which have the potential to cause a radiation emergency7.

Where the evaluation required does not reveal any hazards having the potential to cause a radiation emergency, reasons for such a conclusion should be set out in