637. Mitigating risk of exposure to ionising radiation.

637.     Mitigating risk of exposure to ionising radiation.

An employer1, before commencing a new activity involving work with ionising radiation2 in respect of which no risk assessment has been made by that employer, must make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risk to any employee3 and other person4 for the purpose of identifying the measures the employer needs to take to restrict the exposure of that employee or other person to ionising radiation5. Without prejudice to this, an employer must not carry out work with ionising radiation unless it has made an assessment sufficient to demonstrate that: (1) all hazards with the potential to cause a radiation accident6 have been identified; and (2) the nature and magnitude of the