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6 May 2017

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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25 April 2017

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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16 April 2017

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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31 March 2017

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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23 March 2017

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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27 February 2017

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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13 February 2017

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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8 February 2017

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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18 January 2017

NRC 10 CFR Part 37 Implementation Report

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission released its 10 CFR Part 37 implementation report to Congress just before Christmas. The Report details the results of its program review of Part 37 Implementation. The Report The assessment showed that the requirements in Part 37 are effective in ensuring the security of risk-significant radioactive materials during use, storage, and […]

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12 January 2017

SSWG Transition Memo to Incoming U.S. Administration

Source Security Working Group (SSWG) Publishes Transition Memo to Incoming Administration The Source Security Working Group recently published its recommendations to the Trump transition team regarding radiological source policy. Highlights of the recommendations include: Maintain the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) as the principal federal regulator for the domestic civilian use of radioisotopes Do not require […]

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