The Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI) is participating in a two-day symposium in Japan: The “International Conference on Regulators Views and Priorities on Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection 10 Years After TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi NPS Accident” will take place in Tokyo on 28 and 29 November 2022.
Luana Hafner, a specialist in radiological safety at ENSI, has been awarded the “Cousins Award for Young Scientists and Professionals” at the Sixth International Symposium on the System of Radiological Protection, in Vancouver.
At its November 2022 plenary meeting, WENRA discussed the consequences of the current energy crisis on regulatory activities and issued a statement which highlights the importance of nuclear safety in this new challenging context.
Information on the current situation in Ukraine with links to the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA, Western European Nuclear Regulators Association WENRA, Federal Office of Public Health FOPH and Federal Office for Civil Protection FOCP.
Liquid radioactive substances from Swiss nuclear facilities that reach the Aare and Rhine rivers are well below the officially defined emission limits. This is the conclusion reached by ENSI in the Eighth Swiss Report on the Implementation of the OSPAR Recommendation on Radioactive Discharges.
Using data derived from Japanese atomic bomb survivors, previous calculations of the risks of radiation-induced solid tumours overestimate the risk. This is the conclusion of a scientific paper by ENSI employee Luana Hafner, in cooperation with epidemiologists Linda Walsh and Werner Rühm
The 66th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) took place in Vienna from 26 to 30 September 2022. The focus was on global nuclear safety and security as well as challenges arising from the Ukrainian crisis.
ENSI took part in the third IAEA International Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection from 5 to 9 September 2022.
Switzerland has submitted its 9th national report on the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. The report shows that Switzerland is complying with the requirements of the international convention.