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Advice for operators of BAM air quality monitors - complying with Radioactive Substances Regulations – October 2018

News | Published on 25th October 2018

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Air Quality Monitors using beta attenuation monitoring (BAM) technology are in common use by local authorities. These monitors contain radioactive sources, typically carbon-14 (C-14) (3.7 MBq) or krypton-85 (Kr-85) (1.85 GBq). The purpose of this update is to clarify the regulatory arrangements which apply to these sources.

The following documents are attached: