International Survey on the Classification of Areas

SCHIEBER C.

At the request of the French Safety Authority (ASN), a survey has been conducted by the CEPN to identify the rules applicable to the delineation of and access to radiation protection regulated areas in seven countries: Belgium, Spain, United States, Finland, United Kingdom, Sweden and Switzerland. This oral communication summarises the principal conclusions of the international survey focusing of

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Preservation of Records and Memory for Long-Term Storage Facilities. The Results of a French Study

SCHNEIDER T.

Due to the specific long lasting radioactivity of high level waste types, new issues may arise for radiation protection. In this perspective, technical, societal and organizational aspects have to be considered. For the two latter aspects, it is interesting to analyse the efficiency of protection systems available in other fields than nuclear waste management, in order either to

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Conditions and Means of Developing a Radiation Protection Practical Culture within the Population in Post-Accident Situations

GALLAY F., SCHNEIDER T.

At the last IRPA conference in Buenos Aires (2008), the French nuclear safety authority (ASN) presented the approach implemented for the definition of a national doctrine related so the risk management during the post accidental period following a nuclear accident (so called “CODIRPA program”). The subject of the "Radiation Protection Practical Culture" was investigated in this framework, as identified as a key element of long-term rehabilitation of living conditions in territories

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Radiation Protection Aspects of Water Chemistry and Source-Term Management with a View of an ISOE Expert Group

ROCHER A., VAILLANT L., RANCHOUX G., OKYAR H.B.

Since 1992, the Information System on Occupational Exposure (ISOE, see www.isoe-network.net), which was launched by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), has provided a forum for radiation protection professionals from nuclear electricity utilities and national regulatory authorities worldwide to share dose management information and operational experience to improve the optimisation of worker radiological protection at nuclear power plants. Since 1993, the International Atomic Energy

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Radiation Detriment: Evolution of its Estimation and its Role in the RP System

SCHNEIDER T.

This course is designed for radiation protection professionals who are intersted in better understanding of the risk concepts contributing to the foundation of the radiation protection system.

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Radiation Protection Culture at School: Feedback Experience and Perspective

SCHNEIDER T., REAUD C., CHARRON S, BERNAUD J.Y.

The radiation protection culture corresponds to the set of knowledge and know-how allowing people to be informed, to behave and to make decision accordingly with regard to exposure situations involving ionizing radiation. In this perspective, the aim of the development of this culture is to provide people the means to understand the risk

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The Precautionary Principle and the Ethical Foundation of the System of Radiation Protection System

LOCHARD J.

The precautionary principle is one of the core values structuring the radiation protection system. Finding its roots in the Western tradition in the virtue of prudence developed by Aristotle, the concept of precaution can also be found in the Buddhist philosophy, the teaching of Confucius and in the ancient traditions of the peoples of

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