The methods used to calculate the risk of cancer differ in their area of application and have differing benefits and drawbacks. The “cumulative risk assessment method” is, however, more favoured. This was the conclusion drawn by Luana Hafner, radiation protection expert at ENSI, and epidemiologist Linda Walsh as part of a scientific study published by the Journal of Radiological Protection.
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The international conference “A Decade of Progress after Fukushima Daiichi” was held in Vienna from 8 to 12 November 2021. ENSI also took part in the conference.
On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Mont Terri Rock Laboratory in the town of St Ursanne, Marc Kenzelmann, Director General of the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI), pointed out the great importance of independent research at Mont-Terri.
Swiss nuclear safety oversight complies with the internationally applicable standards of the IAEA regulatory framework. This is the outcome of the IRRS mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency that concluded on Friday.
The IRRS mission will be taking place in Switzerland from 18 to 29 October 2021. As part of this mission, experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will be reviewing the Swiss regulatory system and ENSI’s work.