Sources and references

  1. The Health and Safety Executive has a mini site about ionising radiation:
    http://www.hse.gov.uk/radiation/index.htm
  2. The list of radiation protection advisors (RPAs) recognised by the Health and Safety Executive:
    http://www.hse.gov.uk/radiation/rpnews/bodieshse.htm
  3. RPA2000 is a professional body that certifies the competence of radiological protection advisors. RPAs that appear on the list of certificate holders have been judged to be competent:
    http://www.rpa2000.org.uk/
  4. Guidance from the HSE about radiation protection supervisors (Radiation Protection Supervisors, Ionising Radiation Protection Series No.6, IPR6, 2000):
    http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/irp6.pdf
  5. Everts S. (2012). Radioactive Artifacts. Chemical & Engineering News Blog. Available at:
  6. http://cenblog.org/artful-science/2012/06/05/radioactive-artifacts/
  7. Frame P. (2012). Historical Instrument Collection. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Available at:
    https://www.orau.org/ptp/museumdirectory.htm
  8. National Museums Scotland. (2011). Hazards in Collections Care. Available at:
    http://www.nms.ac.uk/media/175600/hazards-in-museum-collections-nms.pdf
  9. Norquest S., Kile A., Peters D. (2016). Working with a collection of radioactive aircraft instruments. Objects Specialty Group Postprints, Volume 2, 2015 pp 169-180. The American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works. Available at:
    http://resources.conservation-us.org/osg-postprints/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2015/05/osg022-11.pdf
  10. Rowe S. (2017). A trouble shared is a trouble halved. The Polar Museum. Available at:
    https://www.museums.cam.ac.uk/blog/2017/01/06/a-trouble-shared-is-a-trouble-halved/
  11. Warren S. (2010). Dealing with Radiation Hazards: The Luminous Dial Project at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Journal of the Canadian Association for Conservation (J. CAC), Volume 35. Available at:
    https://www.cac-accr.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Vol35_doc2.pdf