Nuclear safety cooperation between Norway and Romania under EEA and Norway Grants
The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority, the Romanian National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control and the International Atomic Energy Agency have entered into an agreement with the main purpose to enhance regulatory competence in Romania. The project is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2013 and will be completed in 2016.
Sunbed use must be overseen by trained personnel
From 1 January 2014 all sunbed use in Norway must be overseen by trained personnel. Below you can read more about what the new requirement implies for your tanning salon/facility.
Small amounts of radioactive cesium from Fukushima detected in environmental samples
Small amounts of radioactive cesium have been detected in environmental samples from Finnmark, Northern Norway that originated from the Fukushima accident in 2011.
NRPA is organizing an international radon conference in Paris
Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) and Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN, France) are organizing an international radon conference «Radon & Society – from knowledge to action» 11th and 12th of April in Paris.
Unique nuclear cooperation gives results
Norway and Russia continue their successful cooperation in securing and removing large quantities of radioactive waste in Andreyev Bay in Russia. On Wednesday, 20 March, the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority prolonged its cooperation agreement with the Russian Ministry of Defence in this field.
New publication: Data collection and dose reconstruction in paediatric CT
The Cancer Registry of Norway (CRN) and the Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority (NRPA) are partners in a multinational epidemiological survey aimed to quantify the risks related to computed tomography (CT) examinations during childhood. Read the publication here