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26 September 2017

IAEA Announces Concept of Qualified Technical Centres for the Management of Disused Sealed Radioactive Sources

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has announced a concept for creating qualified technical centres for the long-term management of disused sealed radioactive sources.

In an effort to scale up the safe and secure management of disused sealed radioactive sources (DSRS), the IAEA today introduced a new concept of Qualified Technical Centres.

Commenting Christophe Xerri, Director, IAEA Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology said “The idea behind this initiative is to increase the worldwide capability to manage DSRS by encouraging countries with well-equipped centres and trained personnel to provide technical services for the management of DSRS, within their countries and regionally.”

For more information follow this link to the IAEA website.