Radiation Protection Consultancy Contract
The requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) / Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (IRR(NI)17) are specifically directed at those who work with ionising radiation, including the undertaking of dental radiography. It requires the employer to demonstrate that they are keeping radiation doses as low as is reasonably practicable (ALARP) together with establishing and maintaining a quality management system.
From 6th February 2018, the requirements of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 [IR(ME)R17] / Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) [IR(ME)R(NI)] address the protection of the patient. The radiation dose received by the patient must again be kept ALARP while still achieving a clinical diagnosis. You must be able to show that you have written staff entitlements, written procedures for exposures, an up to date equipment inventory, and be able to show how optimisation of dose is achieved.
DBG will help your practice to demonstrate their commitment to meeting the requirements of current legislation and providing adequate protection from ionising radiation for employees, patients and other persons.
We have developed an online file that is easy to use and once completed is stored securely within your own DBG Member's Area. You can also print all areas of the file, if you prefer to keep a hard copy.
Why do I need this package?
To demonstrate compliance with the requirements of IRR17 / IRR(NI)17 and IR(ME)R17 / IR(ME)R(NI).
How long is this package valid?
This package is valid for 3 years from the date you take it out with DBG.
What does this package include?
From 6th February 2018, appointment of a Medical Physics Expert as required by IR(ME)R17/IR(ME)R(NI).
An Online Radiation Protection Management File – A comprehensive file designed to guide the practice through the requirements of IRR17 / IRR(NI)17 and IR(ME)R17 / IR(ME)R(NI) and demonstrate your compliance with this legislation.
How much does this package cost?
For a DBG Member this package is £260 plus VAT for the full 3 years.
For a non DBG Member this package is £460 plus VAT for the full 3 years.