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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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14 April 2015

Proceedings of an International Conference on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources

New IAEA publication: Proceedings of an International Conference on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources: Maintaining Continuous Global Control of Sources throughout their Life Cycle The conference, held in Abu Dhabi in October 2013, reviewed various issues regarding the safety and security of radioactive sources and tried to identify means to maintain the highest […]

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6 January 2015

Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology, Poland

In early December the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology in Warsaw, Poland, held a regional training course on “Safe Operation of Irradiation Facilities” The meeting was organised as part of an IAEA Technical Cooperation Regional Project RER/1/014 “Introducing and Harmonizing Standardized Quality Control Procedures for Radiation Technologies”. The program can be viewed via this […]

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15 October 2014

Security of High Activity Sources

The World Institute of Nuclear Security (WINS) has published a Best Practice Guide entitled Security of High Activity Radioactive Sources. This guide will be useful for our Members using isotopic sources to determine if their organizations’ security system is adequate to protect their radioactive materials from possible threats and will help them implement complementary measures if […]

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