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29 June 2016

Source Security Working Group

In 2014 iia cooperated with a broad coalition of U.S. based organisations and associations in responding to Section 402 in the Draft 2015 Appropriations Bill. The initial contents of Section 402 would have had far reaching consequences for the irradiation industry, particularly the gamma irradiation community. The final Bill was heavily modified before being enacted[…]

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15 June 2016

IMRP

The International Irradiation Association is working on a project that should result in us offering a WINS / iia workshop on the Security of Gamma Irradiation facilities on Friday the 11 November. The workshop would complement the existing plans to offer Friday tours. WINS have extensive experience of organizing highly interactive workshops. More news will[…]

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9 June 2016

Security

In 2014 iia was involved in making representations on the draft U.S. Appropriations Bill. iia recognises the importance of security and believes that the U.S. NRC have designed and implemented enhanced requirements which are appropriate and which have been established with a deep inderstanding of the risks and the operational aspects of implementation. Section 402[…]

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29 April 2016

Human Resources and Emergency Procedures

The IAEA’s Incident and Emergency Centre and International Labour Organization (ILO) are organising a Webinar “Protection of Emergency Workers and Helpers in a Nuclear or Radiological emergency”

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21 April 2016

Strengthening the Security of Gamma Irradiators

iia along with iia members SQHL, CNNC Suzhou, Vanform, Symec Engineers, Beta Gamma Services, Wuxi El Pont, Steris, Sterigenics, Nordion and IBA are attending a workshop organised by thw World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) and SQHL in Xian, China. The title of the workshop is: The Security of Gamma Irradiation Facilities Used for Industrial[…]

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22 February 2016

Source Security Working Group

In late 2014 iia began working with the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), American Nuclear Society (ANS) and a coalition of organisations in North America to lobby for change to the draft wording of Section 402 of the 2015 U.S. Appropriations Bill. In its initial draft form the Bill would have had a significant impact on[…]

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15 February 2016

SQHL (China) & WINS Workshop – Gamma Irradiator Security

iia member SQHL (China) and the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) have announced plans for a Workshop: The Security of Gamma Irradiation Facilities Used for Industrial and Research Irradiation and Sterilisation. The Workshop is being held in Xian China between the 19th and 21 April 2016. iia have been asked to participate in the[…]

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12 February 2016

Source Security Working Group

We have been communicating with the American Nuclear Society (ANS) since we worked together in responding to the Draft U.S. Appropriations Bill in late 2014.

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