The requirement for organizations to co-operate regarding doses to staff who work across organizational boundaries is well established. However, in the field of personal dosimetry there is little guidance as to how to actually achieve legal compliance. Following improvement action in the UK by the regulator, The Health & Safety Executive, a guidance document was developed by the leading professional bodies in this area. This guidance was also commented on by the Health & Safety Executive Specialist Inspectorate (Radiation) enabling the published guidance to represent a compliant standard. This commentary describes the guidance and discusses the issues involved with developing systems for compliance in this area.