Guidance on handling naturally occurring radioactive material

December 2023 – Rev. 0.1 – Quality check; headers, footers, document number & map updated; no change to content

September 2009 – Initial publication; originally prepared for IMCA by a workgroup under the direction of its Safety, Environment & Legislation (SEL) Core Committee.

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Glossary of Terms
  • What is NORM?
  • Identifying Radiological Hazard
  • Considerations for Operational Planning
  • Guidelines for Operational Activities when Handling NORM
  • Regulatory Framework
  • Appendix 1 – Typical NORM/LSA Checklists
  • Appendix 2 – Handling of Potentially NORM Contaminated Equipment

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