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.

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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

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Developing ALARA Culture

ECONOMIDES S., HARDEMAN F., SCHIEBER C. et al.

This article, elaborated by a working group from the European ALARA Network (EAN) discusses the elements that constitute ALARA culture and its current status in relation to the various exposure situations

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The State of Radiological Protection; Views of the Radiation Protection Profession: IRPA13, Glasgow, May 2012

LAZO E., SMITH R., COATES R., SCHIEBER C. et al.

The IRPA13 Congress took place from 14–18 May 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, and was attended by almost 1500 radiological protection professionals. The scientific programme of the Congress was designed to capture a snapshot of

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Management of Radon: A Review of ICRP Recommendations

VAILLANT L., BATAILLE C.

This article proposes a review of past and current ICRP publications dealing with the management of radon exposures. Its main objective is to identify and discuss the driving factors that have been used by the Commission

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Application of the Commission’s Recommendations: The Activities of ICRP Committee 4

LOCHARD J.

Committee 4 of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) is responsible for developing principles, recommendations, and guidance on the protection of man against radiation exposure; and considering their practical application in all exposure

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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Circulatory Disease from Exposure to Low-Level Ionizing Radiation and Estimates of Potential Population Mortality Risks

LITTLE M., SCHNEIDER T. et al.

Although high doses of ionizing radiation have long been linked to circulatory disease, evidence for an association at lower exposures remains controversial. However, recent analyses suggest excess relative risks at occupational exposure levels.

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ALARA and the Medical Sector

SHAW P., CROUAIL P.

Journal of Radiological Protection, Vol. 32, 2012, pp. 107-114.

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