The Radiation Protection Surveillance in the Austrian Research Centre Seibersdorf

Ferdinand Steger, Alfred Hefner, Ernst Lovranich, Ernst Urbanich, Heinz Wihlidal

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Abstract

The "Austrian radiation protection law" (1) provides for companies with nuclear plants besides a Radiation Protection Officer a "Radiation protection supervising department" for surveillance of such plants. At the Research Centre Seibersdorf a "Supervising department for radiation protection" was established, headed by the "Radiation protection officer " and charged with this surveillance tasks and responsible to the management and the competent authority. Following departments in the Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf were supervised by the "department of radiation protection: The "ASTRA-reactor (12 MW)", the department of "waste management", the department of the "chemical process technology", the department of "radiopharmaceutical production" - called "Radiopharmaca", some "laboratories for working with open radioactive materials" and the "safeguard analytical laboratory" of the International Atomic Energy Agency "IAEA".
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIRPA 10 - 10th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association Harmonization of Radition, Human Life and the Ecosystem
Pages4
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2000
EventIRPA 10 - 10th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association -
Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …

Conference

ConferenceIRPA 10 - 10th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association
Period1/01/00 → …

Research Field

  • Biosensor Technologies

Keywords

  • IRPA
  • Hiroshima
  • Japan
  • Strahlenschutz
  • Forschungszentrum
  • Seiberdorf
  • Radiation
  • Protection
  • Surveillance
  • Austrian
  • Research
  • Centre
  • Seibersdorf

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