Trends in Occupational Radiation Exposure in Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities. An Overview


Topic Keynote Lecture at the International Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection: Enhancing the Protection of Workers - Gaps, Challenges and Developments, Vienna, Austria, 1-5 Deccember 2014.


This presentation shows a global overview occupational exposures trends in nuclear facilities based on UNSCEAR latest data. A focus is made on occupational exposures in nuclear power plants based on data from the International System on Occupational Exposure (ISOE). Reasons of exposure decrease in NPPs are synthetized, based on the implementation of ALARA, design improvements, use of feed-back experience and improvements of source term management. Perspectives and future challenges are finally discussed.

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