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International Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection, Vienna, Austria, 1-5 December 2014


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Seventh International Symposium on Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material – NORM VII – Beijing, China, 22-26 April 2013

The symposium was the Seventh in a series starting in the Netherlands in 1997, followed by Germany in 1998, Belgium in 2001, Poland in 2004, Spain in 2007 and Morocco in 2010. As part of Agency’s initiative to bring the symposium towards a more internationally-orientated platform, begun from Europe, entering to Africa and now in Asia - the Beijing venue was more appropriate in the context of the Chinapresence of large industry sectors such as rare earths and coal mining involving NORM. More »

Regional workshop on assessment of occupational exposures due to intakes of radionuclides held in Kajang, Malaysia, 15-19 October 2012

Kajang, Malaysia

Regional workshop on assessment of occupational exposures due to intakes of radionuclides held in in Kajang, Malaysia under the Technical cooperation programme in Asia-Pacific region in cooperation with the Government of Malaysia through Nuclear Malaysia. The purpose of the Regional Workshop was to provide the participants from Asia-Pacific region with the basic knowledge and practical skills essential for the implementation of the relevant IAEA Safety Standards and to familiarise principles, concepts, methods and equipment used for dose assessment of exposure due to intakes of radionuclides, with emphasis on application to occupational radiation protection, More »

Regional Training Course on ‘Quality Management in the Provision of External Radiation Services’ in Accra, Ghana, 3-7 September 2012

Accra Ghana

Training Course on ‘Quality Management in the Provision of External Radiation Services’ was organized by Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), Accra from 3 to 7 September 2012. The training course aimed at individuals with radiation protection responsibilities in the provision of technical services with main emphasis on individual monitoring programmes. More »

7th International Symposium on Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material, Beijing, China, 22-26 April 2013


NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material) Symposia Series is one of the conferences cooperated by the IAEA and has been organising every three years in the recent past. This conference series had begun from Europe and now moving to other parts of the world for harmonization of radiation protection in industries and work activities related to naturally occurring radioactive materials The first symposium in the series, was held in Amsterdam in 1997. The second in the series (NORM II) was held in 1998 in Krefeld, Germany, the third (NORM III) in Brussels, Belgium in 2001, the fourth (NORM IV) in Szczyrk, Poland, in 2004, the fifth (NORM V) in Seville, Spain, in 2007 and More »

National workshop on NORM in Oil and Gas Industry, Doha, Qatar, 2-3 July 2012

Doha, Qatar

National workshop on NORM in Oil and Gas Industry in Doha, Qatar was successfully completed. 48 participants representing different stakeholders in Qatar, such as Ministry of Environment (Regulator), Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Gas, Qatar Steel, HSE Regulations and Enforcement Directorate, and several Oil companies, Analytical laboratories and two IAEA staff attended the meeting. More »

IAEA Testing Laboratory for Radiation Protection successfully passed the re-accreditation

Testing Laboratory

According to the IAEA’s Radiation Safety Regulation, a testing laboratory should provide independent radiation protection services for IAEA’s operations as a radiation monitoring and protection service provider. The services, under the Radiation Safety and Monitoring Section, covers both individual monitoring for IAEA staff or experts and operational radiation protection for IAEA facilities. To keep the service with high quality. More »

International Basic Safety Standards (BSS) INTERIM EDITION – is now available for download


Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards (INTERIM EDITION) is availble in all official languages from the following link.

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International Action Plan on Occupational Radiation Protection – updates


Report is available from the following links.

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Regional Meetings on Occupational Radiation Protection


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Occupational Radiation Protection Publications


Recent publishcation in the of Occupational Radiation Protection can be freely downloaded from the following links.

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Radiation Protection of Workers : Posters approved for publication

IAPORP Posters

Seven posters in the radiation application subject areas of Diagnostic Radiology, Industrial Irradiators, Industrial Radiography, Nuclear Gauges, Nuclear Medicine, Radioactive Tracers and Radiotherapy related to Radiation Protection of Workers have been approved for publication on May 3rd , 2011 by the International Atomic Energy Agency. It is a kind of publicity material for the targeted groups of workers. The posters are being published in the forms of hardcopy and electronic version on the website.

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International Labour Organization SafeWork Information Note Series

ILO Safeworks

Briefing Note on Radiation Safety and Protection of Workers in Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Operations.

Information Note on Radiation protection of workers.


Useful Information links on occupational radiation protecion based Fukushima accident in Japan

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