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

Accra, Ghana

An IAEA Regional 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.

Lectures on Quality Management Standards such as ISO 17025, ISO 9001 and on the application of ISO 17025 for the establishment and implementation of the Quality Management System and Accreditation were given. Practical sessions on different topics related to QMS were also covered;

This training course was organized as a follow up action based on the First Regional Coordination Meeting (RCM) for RAF9043 project entitled ”Strengthening the Transfer of Experience related to Occupational Radiation Protection of the Nuclear Industry and other Applications Involving Ionizing Radiation. During this RCM, major common regional needs were identified by the project national counterparts, one of them being inadequate QMS in individual monitoring services.

Twenty three (23) participants from the Africa Region Member States attended the training course.

| Last update: Tuesday, 09 December, 2014.