News : Safety & Security

24May2017

Source Security Working Group

The Source Security Working Group met last Thursday for a scheduled all day meeting to discuss recent developments, engage with key industry players, expand its sphere of influence and to plan future initiatives. The meeting was held at the Elekta offices in DC and included engagement with: GAO (Government Accountability Office) NNSA ORS (National Nuclear […]

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10May2017

Transport Facilitation Working Group

Transport Facilitation Working Group (TFWG)  set up in April 2014.It is an independent, multi-stakeholder group of experts whose role is to propose strategies and activities necessary to enable the efficient global transport of radioactive materials. TFWG submits reports to the Inter-Agency Group (IAG), composed of representatives of the IAEA, ICAO, and IMO Secretariats as well […]

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6May2017

iia and WINS

Paul Wynne (International Irradiation Association – iia) and Pierre Legoux (World Institute for Nuclear Security – WINS) recently meet last week to discuss possible future initiatives and areas for co-operation. iia has attended a number of WINS workshops that address security and attended a WINS security culture workshop at the end of March. In November […]

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25April2017

Security Update

The security of radioactive material remain a high priority for our industry. We endeavour to keep our members up-to-date on recent security news and developments and to promote current best practice. Members can view details of an update that is not directly related to our industry but which highlights the importance of security. The linked […]

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16April2017

Safety, Security and Regulation

The National Association for the Application of Radioisotopes and Radiation in Industry (NAARRI) in India has today, 16 April, launched a book “Safety, Security and Regulations in handling Radiation Sources”. Dr Sekhar Basu (Chairman Atomic Energy Commission – Department of Atomic Energy) officiated. Shri Bhardwaj (Chairman Atomic Energy Regulatory Board), Shri Kamlesh Vyas (Director Bhabha […]

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31March2017

Strengthening Security Culture for Radioactive Sources

A two day workshop was held in Vienna on the 28th and 29th March. The workshop aimed to evaluate why a pervasive culture of security, as much as robust security arrangements, are essential to effectively lower the risks associated with internal and external threats. The Workshop was organised by WINS. iia participated in the workshop. […]

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23March2017

iia Newsletter

Our latest newsletter has just been released. If you did not receive a copy please sign up to receive future newsletters. The current newsletter can be accessed via this link: iia newsletter

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27February2017

Source Security News

The attached article was published last week. The International Irradiation Association (iia) continues to monitor news articles and legislative proposals relating to irradiation and to respond as appropriate. iia recognises the importance of security. In November 2016 iia worked with the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) to deliver a workshop on security alongside the […]

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13February2017

IMRP – Book of Abstracts

Electronic versions of the Book of Abstracts and Detailed Program are available for IMRP attendees and iia members. These will be added to the Resource section in the members area of the iia website and will be available on the imrp-iia.com website. Click here: Book of Abstracts Click here: Detailed Program The IMRP special edition of the […]

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8February2017

Source Security Working Group

The Steering Committee of the Source Security Working Group (SSWG) on the 3rd February 2017. Whilst the SSWG focuses on matters in the U.S. developments in Washington are impacting on action and thinking around the world and are therefore of interest to the global irradiation community. The following notes highlight the matters discussed. Membership. The […]

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