Regional Workshop on Legislation and Regulation of Radiation Facilities and Activities

September 5th, 2013 — 

On September 1 to 5, 2013, a regional workshop on regulatory fundamentals for nuclear and radiation installations was held in Amman, Jordan for representatives of the Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators (ANNuR). Under the sponsorship of the Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS), representatives of 12 countries heard presentations on IAEA standards and guidance, national regulatory infrastructures of individual ANNuR countries, and the regulatory perspective of Korea and the United States. Mel Fields of AdSTM presented the regulatory perspective of the USNRC, which included the regulatory structure, approach and processes used by the USNRC, as well as a discussion of the techniques used to assure staff competence and knowledge management.