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Justification of Medical Exposure and the Use of Appropriateness Criteria

Safety Report 78The IAEA organized a technical meeting (TM) on justification of medical exposure and the role of clinical imaging guidelines (CIG) in strengthening justification of medical diagnostic imaging, from 11-13 March 2014 at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna. Approximately 65 health professionals and regulators from 49 Member States and international organizations participated in this meeting. The meeting focussed specifically on the processes of adopting .... read more»

Safety Case for Dual Purpose Casks for Spent Nuclear Fuel - IAEA to host international workshop

Safety Report 78 The IAEA will host an "International Workshop on the Development and Application of a Safety Case for Dual Purpose Casks for Spent Nuclear Fuel" at its headquarters in Vienna on 19 to 21 May, 2014. The workshop is being conducted to convey the proposed concept of an integrated safety case for DPCs, to analyse .... read more»

Sixth International Experts Meeting on Radiation Protection Concludes

Safety Report 78 This meeting, IEM6, took place at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna from 17 to 21 February, 2014. It was held as part of a series of meetings based on the Action Plan on Nuclear Safety, which was implemented in response to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011. The meeting attracted 220 participants from 68 Member States and 10 international organizations to discuss the issues and challenges in radiation protection raised by the Fukushima accident. IEM6 took a unique .... read more»

International Working Forum on Regulatory Supervision of Legacy Sites (RSLS) -Fourth Technical Meeting concluded

Safety Report 78 The International Atomic Energy Agency hosted the fourth Technical Meeting (TM) for the International Working Forum on Regulatory Supervision of Legacy Sites (RSLS), at its Headquarters in Vienna from 22 to 24 October 2013. Regulators and operators from participating Member States met to ... read more»

Implementation of the International Basic Safety Standards (BSS) - further regional workshop held in October, 2013

Safety Report 78 The IAEA organized two further Regional Workshops on the IAEA General Safety Requirements Part 3: Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards (Interim Edition) in October 2013. The workshops were held in Centurion, South Africa and in Manilla, Philippines, respectively ... read more»

Self-Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructure for Safety (SARIS) - latest software tool released

The IAEA Self-Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructure for Safety (SARIS) methodology and tools have been developed to support States' routine and regular self-evaluation of the national infrastructure for nuclear and radiation safety in terms of compatibility with IAEA safety standards. The IAEA SARIS methodology ... read more»

IRAQ Decommissioning Project (IDP)- IAEA and the Government of Iraq host side event at 57th General Conference, Vienna, September 2013

The Iraq Decommissioning Project was established in 2006 to assist Iraq with the decommissioning and clean-up of war damaged facilities so that the affected areas could be made safe for the public and for development of new facilities.  The agenda of the IDP side event, hosted jointly by the IAEA and the Government of Iraq, focussed on the eight years of accomplishments of the IDP and on ... read more»


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