Workshop on NORM and Building Materials

HERCA, with the support of CSN, ASN, and NRPA, organised a Workshop on NORM and Building Materials. This workshop took place on 24-26 May 2016 in Bergen (Norway). HERCA members’ organizations exchanged on the transposition of the specific requirements of the Directive 2013/59/Euratom (Euratom-BSS) dealing with NORM and Building Materials. HERCA issued a “Common understanding of the BSS requirements and recommendations” in June 2017.

Contamination of non-food products

On 10 November 2015, the Board of HERCA approved the information paper on the “Contamination of non-food products”. The WGE analysed the issue with regard to the handling of contaminated non-food products following an accident. This regulatory gap has so far not been properly addressed in nuclear law.

2nd Workshop on Radon in Workplaces

HERCA organised a second workshop on Radon in workplaces in the framework of the Euratom BSS directive transpoition works (12-14 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland).

HERCA MedInspector 2015 Workshop

HERCA organised a workshop on “How to inspect justification and optimization in diagnostic radiology” on 6-8 October 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. This workshop has been an effective platform, bringing together inspectors among Europe, for exchanging practical ideas and experiences when it comes to inspection of justification and optimization. From these discussions, participants have produced recommendations on the practical inspection of justification and optimization within diagnostic radiology.