curie_287Statement on Safe Handling of Deceased Persons Recently Treated with Radioactive Material issued by the Australian Government - ARPANSA,  June 2010

This Statement is intended to provide information to persons such as cemetery and crematorium workers, funeral parlour staff and directors, embalmers and coroners, who in the course of their work may be required to deal with deceased persons who had recently undergone procedures involving radioactive material.


Click here for the statement (PDF)


A useful analogy - The Banana Equivalent Dose (BED)