The New ICRP Recommendations on Radiological Protection in Geological Disposal of Long-Lived Solid Radioactive Waste

LOCHARD, J., SCHNEIDER,T.

Oral presentation at the 2nd International Symposium on ‘The Safety Case for Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste: 2013 State-of-the-Art’, OECD/NEA, Paris, 8 October 2013

The management of radioactive waste has been the subject of several recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) since 1985. The aim of the new Publication 122 (2013) is to describe how the 2007 general recommendations of th Commission (Publication 103) can be applied in the context of geological disposal. For this purpose, it is important to remind that the new approach developed by ICRP is based on three types of exposure situations: planned, emergency and existing.

  • Planned exposure situations correspond to situations where exposures result from the operation of deliberately introduced sources. Exposures can be planned and fully controlled.
  • Emergency exposure situations correspond to situations where exposures result from the loss of control of a source within a planned exposure, or from an unexpected situation (e.g. malovelent event). These situations require urgent actions to prevent or mitigate exposures.
  • Existing exposure situations correspond to situations where exposures result from sources that already exist when decisions are taken to control them. The characterization of exposure is therefore a prerequisite for their control.

Lire la suite : The New ICRP Recommendations on Radiological Protection in Geological Disposal of Long-Lived...

Stakeholder Engagment in Regaining Decent Living Conditions after Chernobyl

LOCHARD J.

The paper presents an overview of the ETHOS Project, which by several aspects brought a new insight into the long-term rehabilitation strategy after a nuclear accident or a radiological event.

Lire la suite : Stakeholder Engagment in Regaining Decent Living Conditions after Chernobyl

From Distress to Dialogue

LOCHARD J.

Japanese Journal of Health, Vol. 48, N° 2, 2013, pp. 65-66.

 

A1183

Radiological Protection in Geological Disposal of Long-lived Solid Radioactive Waste

WEISS W., LARSSON C.M., McKENNEY C., MINON J.P., MOBBS S., SCHNEIDER T. et al.

This report updates and consolidates previous recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) related to solid waste disposal (ICRP, 1985, 1997b, 1998). The recommendations given

Lire la suite : Radiological Protection in Geological Disposal of Long-lived Solid Radioactive Waste

Analysis of Collective Dose Trends using the ISOE Database

D'ASCENZO L.

The ISOE Database contains dosimetric information from commercial nuclear power plants in operation or in some stage of decommissioning (annual total collective dose, outage collective dose, dose per job and task, etc.). The database provides a solid basis for analyses of dose trends.

Lire la suite : Analysis of Collective Dose Trends using the ISOE Database

Edition of the Proceedings ‘First NERIS Platform Workshop - Preparedness for Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Response and Recovery: Implementation of ICRP Recommendations’

DURANOVA T., RASKOB W., MUSTONEN R., SCHNEIDER T. (Eds.)

The European Platform on Preparedness for Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Response and Recovery (NERIS Platform) was established in June 15, 2010. The Mission of NERIS is to promote the involvement of different stakeholders and improve public confidence in capabilities of the

Lire la suite : Edition of the Proceedings ‘First NERIS Platform Workshop - Preparedness for Nuclear and...

Contribution à la réduction des risques sanitaires pour les enfants du District de Tchetchersk au Belarus

KORNEVICH O., JOSSET M., KANADA S., CROUAIL P. et al.

Ce projet s’est inscrit dans le cadre du programme CORE (Coopération pour la réhabilitation des conditions de vie dans des territoires contaminés au Bélarus).

Avant le lancement du programme, des rencontres avec des habitants des régions contaminées avaient été organisées ; elles avaient mis en évidence d'une part que la principale préoccupation des habitants était la santé de leurs enfants, avec l'impression d'une dégradation générale, et d'autre part que, faute d'informations

Lire la suite : Contribution à la réduction des risques sanitaires pour les enfants du District de Tchetchersk au...

ALARA in Existing Expoure Situations - Meeting Report

SHAW P., CROUAIL P.

The concept of 'exisitng exposure situations' was introduced by ICRP Publicaion N° 103 (2007), and is defined as exposure situations that already exist when a decision on control has to be taken.

Lire la suite : ALARA in Existing Expoure Situations - Meeting Report

Ethics and Governance of Nuclear Technology: The Case of the Long Term Management of Radiactive Wastes

LAVELLE S., SCHIEBER C., SCHNEIDER T.

Radioactive waste, remaining radioactive for very long periods up to hundreds of thousands years, introduce a new time dimension never experimented in the field of risk management. This situation led for more than 10 years, to reflections on the societal and organisational

Lire la suite : Ethics and Governance of Nuclear Technology: The Case of the Long Term Management of Radiactive...