5th Workshop on "Industrial Radiography: Improvements in Radiation Protection"
"Industrial Radiography: Improvements in Radiation Protection", Rome, Italy, October 2001Download the Summary and Recommendations
The 2nd EAN Workshop on Good Radiation Practices in Industry and Research made a number of recommendations. For industrial radiography, improvements in radiographic equipment safety and worker training were key recommendations. This, the 5th Workshop has taken the recommendations of the 2nd workshop as a starting point.
About 70 representatives from 21 countries took part in that 5th Workshop. Most of the concerned stakeholders were represented: International Organisations (International Atomic Energy Agency-IAEA, European Commission-EC), national regulatory bodies, Non Destructive Testing (NDT) companies or professional organisations, client companies, industrial radiography apparatus manufacturers, radiological protection training organisations, qualified experts, research centres Special mention should be given to the role of IAEA in supporting the participation of countries from the Middle East and Eastern and Central Europe.
That Workshop allowed all stakeholders to discuss more than 20 oral and 10 posters presentations. Six working groups were respectively devoted to: regulation, incidents, accidents, near misses, work organisation, training, safety culture and equipment. Finally, that three days Workshop has led to several conclusions and recommendations for the improvement of workers radiological protection in industrial radiography.
Programme and Downloadable Papers