The Third International Conference on Risk Perception, Communication and
Ethics of Exposures to Ionising Radiation (RICOMET 2017) will be held from the
27th to 29st of June 2017 in Vienna (IAEA premises).
The conference Ricomet 2017 will include the following sessions, each open to presentations or posters:
Web page: http://ricomet2017.sckcen.be/en
The outcomes of the PREPARE European project have been published in a supplemental issue (Vol. 51, HS2) of the Radioprotection revue:
Innovative integrated tools and platforms for radiological emergency preparedness and post-accident response in Europe. Key results of the PREPARE European research project.
Editors: Tatiana Duranova, Wolfgang Raskob and Thierry Schneider
You will find the Table of contents and all articles on this page.
The 12th issue of the NERIS Newsletter is now available. This edition is dedicated to the NERIS contribution during the Radiation Protection Week 2016.
The 13th issue of the NERIS Newsletter is now available.
This edition is dedicated to the new european research projects CONFIDENCE & TERRITORIES as well as the final SHAMISEN Workshop,
held in Paris last March.
15-17 May 2017
Emergency exposure situations can arise as a result of a nuclear accident, a malicious or terrorist act, or any other unexpected radiological event. It requires a quick response and sustainable countermeasures and remedial actions in order to avoid or reduce adverse short-term and long-term consequences. Radiation exposures can be received by the public, first responders, workers and volunteers engaged in the post-accident recovery.
The ICRP recommendations and European Basic Safety Standards – the bases for national regulations - re-emphasize the principle of optimisation (ALARA) as applying to emergency exposure situations. For the purpose of radiological protection, reference levels for emergency exposure situations should be set. More importantly, it is necessary to establish emergency plans based on an optimum protection strategy, resulting in more good than harm for the exposed people and the affected territories. In that perspective, lessons learnt from the Fukushima accident are of utmost importance.
The objectives of the workshop are:
The workshop will consist of presentations (oral and posters) intended to highlight the main issues, and a significant part of the program will be devoted to discussions within working groups. From these discussions, participants will be expected to produce recommendations on ALARA in emergency exposure situations, which are addressed to relevant local, national and international stakeholders.
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