ENSI has reviewed the waste management programme submitted by the parties obliged to carry out waste management at the end of 2021. In its assessment report, ENSI concludes that the parties obliged to carry out waste management have fulfilled their legal mandate. ENSI is submitting seven new requests for requirements to the Federal Council for future waste management programmes.
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.
ENSI will be participating in the Ninth Review Meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, scheduled to take place from 20 to 31 March. This year’s conference will be evaluating Switzerland’s Eighth and Ninth National Reports.
Calculations of radiation-induced tumour risks should also take account of uncertainties in the models used. This is the conclusion reached by ENSI radiation protection expert Luana Hafner and physicist Alberto Stabilini in their scientific paper.
ENSI is attending a four-day conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA – the International Conference on Effective Nuclear and Radiation Regulatory Systems – which is taking place in Abu Dhabi from 13 to 16 February 2023.
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.