It is an examination by review of documents, observation, measurement and tests undertaken by the Authority during any stage of the regulatory process to ensure compliance of a facility to legal requirements.
Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) provides the national dosimetry service for all the radiation workers in Zimbabwe. (In effect all the persons occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation.) All radiation workers are legally required to be monitored. The dosimetry service entails the issuing and dispatch of dosimeters to radiation workers for monitoring radiation exposure. At the end of the monitoring period (wearing period), the dosimeters are sent back to the RPAZ which processes the dosimeters once they have been returned and dose results are then sent to the clients. For this service, an administration fee is charged.
According to Section 4 of the Radiation Protection Act [Chapter 15:15] of 2004 some of the functions and powers of the Authority are
• to issue standards and norms governing exemption, notification, registration and licensing of radiation sources and radiation protection and safety; and
• to issue authorizations for the possession and use of radiation sources;
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Megafest awards RPAZ C.E.O the 1st runner-up Winner of the prestigious 2017 Megafest Award for Thought Leader of the year.
The Board, Management and Staff of The Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe (RPAZ) would like to congratulate The Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Reward Severa, for being the 1st runner-up Winner of the prestigious 2017 Megafest Award for Thought Leader of the year. Through your able and innovative stewardship, RPAZ has become an international hub of […]
Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe is inviting suitable applicants from your organization to attend a Radiation Safety Officers Training Course to be held in Bulawayo from the 18th to the 22nd of September 2017. Download the RSO Training Announcement for more details. Complete and submit the application form below.
Technical Assistant Post Reporting To: Senior Radiation Scientist Academic and Professional Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in natural sciences Experience in Radiation Protection is an added advantage Type of Employment Fixed term Duties and Responsibilities Processing, Review and assessments of applications for authorisation Management of national inventory of sources Radiation Dosimetry Inspection of radiation facilities […]