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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Group IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Chapter 4 : Safety Standards and Obligations of Persons with regard to Group IV Hazardous Substances

23. Dosimetry service



a) For the purposes of these regulations, a holder of an authority shall, in consultation with the Director-General, designate a person or body to be a dosimetry service.
b) The Director-General may, if he is satisfied on scientific grounds that such dosimetry service is in his opinion no longer capable of supplying a safe service, instruct a holder in writing to terminate such designation.


2) A dosimetry service referred to in subregulation (1) shall--
a) at the request of the holder, supply personal dosimeters for use by the employees of such holder;
b) keep dose records in respect of each such employee and destroy those dose records only with the written permission of the Director-General;
c) send the holder concerned, within 45 days after the end of any wearing period, copies of all dose records he has kept concerning such wearing period;
d) when requested to do so by the holder, furnish to him such copies of the dose records relating to any of his employees as he may require;
e) forthwith send to the Director-General and the holder details of any employee who received, during a wearing period, a dose greater than four millisievert;
f) when requested to do so by the Director-General, furnish to him a copy of any dose record; and
g) make such entry in a dose record as may be required by the Director-General.