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21-7-2015-HERCA Workshop on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert (RPE) and Radiation Protection Officer (RPO)
19-5-2015-HERCA Board 2015 Spring Meeting
22-4-2015-Meeting between European radiation protection authorities and major stakeholders on the optimised use of CT scanners
11-12-2014-HERCA approves an HERCA Action Plan in relation to the transposition and implementation of Directive 2013/59/Euratom (Euratom-BSS)
24-11-2014-New European Approach for cross-border Emergency Preparedness
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HERCA Workshop on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert (RPE) and Radiation Protection Officer (RPO)

21-7-2015 - HERCA has organised on 6-8 July 2015, a workshop kindly hosted by the French nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) in its premises in Montrouge (France) on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert (RPE) and Radiation P... Read more

HERCA Board 2015 Spring Meeting

19-5-2015 - The HERCA Spring Board of Heads Meeting was held on 4-5 May 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. Board of Heads members discussed the latest developments of HERCA Entities and the upcoming activities and events. ... Read more

Meeting between European radiation protection authorities and major stakeholders on the optimised use of CT scanners

22-4-2015 - On 1st April, HERCA (Heads of the European Radiological protection Competent Authorities) organised a multi-stakeholder meeting in Paris. The objective of the meeting was to exchange views with a variety of key stakehold... Read more

HERCA approves an HERCA Action Plan in relation to the transposition and implementation of Directive 2013/59/Euratom (Euratom-BSS)

11-12-2014 - The Board of Heads of HERCA has approved on its 14th Meeting held in Stockholm on 21-22 October an Action Plan in relation to the transposition and implementation of the new Euratom BSS. The new BSS, Council Directive 20... 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.



HERCA Workshop on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert (RPE) and Radiation Protection Officer (RPO)

HERCA Workshop on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert (RPE) and Radiation Protection Officer (RPO)

21-7-2015 HERCA has organised on 6-8 July 2015, a workshop kindly hosted by the French nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) in its premises in Montrouge (France) on the implementation of Radiation Protection Expert (RPE) and Radiation Protection Officer (RPO). Experts from 17 European regulatory countries participating in HERCA plus experts from international organisations such as EC, IAEA, and IRPA participated in this workshop.

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HERCA Board  2015 Spring Meeting

HERCA Board 2015 Spring Meeting

19-5-2015 The HERCA Spring Board of Heads Meeting was held on 4-5 May 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. Board of Heads members discussed the latest developments of HERCA Entities and the upcoming activities and events.

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Meeting between European radiation protection authorities and major stakeholders on the optimised use of CT scanners

Meeting between European radiation protection authorities and major stakeholders on the optimised use of CT scanners

22-4-2015 On 1st April, HERCA (Heads of the European Radiological protection Competent Authorities) organised a multi-stakeholder meeting in Paris. The objective of the meeting was to exchange views with a variety of key stakeholders on issues with regard to the optimised use of computed tomography (CT) scanners. All organisations present welcomed HERCA’s initiative recognising the importance of the CT dose management tools and techniques. Further concrete steps were agreed upon and will be followed up.

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