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New European Approach for cross-border Emergency Preparedness

2014-11-24 - The heads of the national nuclear and radiation safety regulators in Europe have developed and agreed on a new approach to further improve the response and cross-border coordination for all types of possible accident scenarios including severe accidents, like the one in Fukushima. It contains overarching principles and provides an incentive for joint actions between neighbouring countries. The regulators have committed to engage a cooperation at national level with the competent authorities in charge of civil protection for the implementation of the corresponding measures. Read more

HERCA/Medical Applications/ HERCA approves a HERCA Position Paper on the process of CT dose optimisation through education and training and role of CT Manufacturers

2014-11-20 - Medical Applications/Optimisation principle.- HERCA approves a HERCA Position Paper on the process of CT dose optimisation through education and training and role of CT Manufacturers Read more

HERCA/Medical Applications/ Meeting between European radiation protection authorities and major stakeholders on justification of medical imaging procedures leading to commitments to contribute to improving justification in medical imaging.

2014-10-08 - On 26 September 2014 HERCA (Heads of the European Radiological Protection Competent Authorities) organised a multi stakeholder meeting kindly hosted by the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control in its premises in Brussels. The objective of the meeting w Read more

HERCA/ Emergency Preparedness/ The Board of HERCA approves the HERCA-Approach for a better cross-border coordination of protective actions during the response in the early phase of a nuclear accident; development and practical testing

2014-07-11 - HERCA, the association of the Heads of European Radiological protection Competent Authorities, approves its “HERCA-Approach” for a better cross-border coordination of protective actions during the response in the early phase of a nuclear accident. Read more

Welcome to the homepage of the association of the Heads of European Radiological protection Competent Authorities.

HERCA is a voluntary association in which the Heads of Radiation Protection Authorities work together in order to identify common issues and propose practical solutions for these issues. HERCA is working on topics generally covered by provisions of the EURATOM Treaty. The programme of work of HERCA is based on common interest in significant regulatory issues.

The goal of HERCA is to contribute to a high level of radiological protection throughout Europe. In order to achieve this goal, the association will:

  • Build and maintain a European network of chief radiation protection regulatory authorities, with the definite wish to involve ALL such regulatory authorities, throughout Europe
  • Promote the exchange of ideas and experiences, avoiding unnecessary duplication of work and learning from one another’s best practices
  • Develop a common approach to radiation protection and the way it is transposed into regulation
  • Discuss and, where appropriate, express its consensus opinion on significant regulatory issues.

The uniqueness of HERCA, as compared to other existing networks in radiation protection, is that it is composed of the Heads of the Authorities, persons who either have decision capacity or can at least have a major influence on policy and decisions within their country.



New European Approach for cross-border Emergency Preparedness

New European Approach for cross-border Emergency Preparedness

2014-11-24 The heads of the national nuclear and radiation safety regulators in Europe have developed and agreed on a new approach to further improve the response and cross-border coordination for all types of possible accident scenarios including severe accidents, like the one in Fukushima. It contains overarching principles and provides an incentive for joint actions between neighbouring countries. The regulators have committed to engage a cooperation at national level with the competent authorities in charge of civil protection for the implementation of the corresponding measures.

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HERCA/Medical Applications/ HERCA approves a HERCA Position Paper on the process of CT dose optimisation through education and training and role of CT Manufacturers

HERCA/Medical Applications/ HERCA approves a HERCA Position Paper on the process of CT dose optimisation through education and training and role of CT Manufacturers

2014-11-20 Medical Applications/Optimisation principle.- HERCA approves a HERCA Position Paper on the process of CT dose optimisation through education and training and role of CT Manufacturers

More


HERCA/Medical Applications/ Meeting between European radiation protection authorities and major stakeholders on justification of medical imaging procedures leading to commitments to contribute to improving justification in medical imaging.

HERCA/Medical Applications/ Meeting between European radiation protection authorities and major stakeholders on justification of medical imaging procedures leading to commitments to contribute to improving justification in medical imaging.

2014-10-08 On 26 September 2014 HERCA (Heads of the European Radiological Protection Competent Authorities) organised a multi stakeholder meeting kindly hosted by the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control in its premises in Brussels. The objective of the meeting w

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