Presentation on theme: "19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna RER/9/096 Regional Planning Meeting "Strengthening National Infrastructures for the Control of Radiation Sources" (TSA-1),"— Presentation transcript:
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna RER/9/096 Regional Planning Meeting "Strengthening National Infrastructures for the Control of Radiation Sources" (TSA-1), (Phase II) LITHUANIA Albinas Mastauskas Director Radiation Protection Centre Lithuania firstname.lastname@example.org www.rsc.lt
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna Legal basis adopted on 2008 1. Order of the Minister of Health No. V-188 amended the Order of the Minister of Health No. 643 on Lithuanian Hygiene Standard HN 87:2002 “Radiation Protection in Nuclear Facilities” 2. Order on the Minister of Health Care No. V-1175 amended the Order of the Minister of Health No. V-749 on Lithuanian Hygiene Standard HN 85:2003 “Natural Exposure. Standards of Radiation Protection” 3. Order of the Minister of Health and Head of the State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate No. V-1271/22.3-139 On Import, Export, Transit and Transportation of Radioactive Materials, Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel 4. Order of the Minister of Environment No. D1-687 On Order of the Minister of Environment No. 194 amended on Normative Document LAND 34-2000 “Decontrolled Levels of Radionuclides. Re-using of Materials and Rules of Elimination of Waste” 5. Order of the Director of the Radiation Protection Centre No. 73 On Rules of Fit Construction of Transportation Tare of Radioactive Material and Radioactive Waste for Regulatory Authorities of Foreign Countries 6. Order of the Director of the Radiation Protection Centre No. 84 On Confirming the Recommended Exposure Levels in Diagnostic Radiology 7. Recommendations for Institutions and Agencies Attending in Liquidation Chemical, Radiological and Biological Incidences. Formulated by Fire and Rescue Department under the Ministry of the Interior, 2008.
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna Basic Regulatory Bodies Parliament (Seimas) Government Ministry of Health Ministry of the Interior Radiation Protection Centre Ministry of Environment Environmental Protection Agency Fire and Rescue Department State Food and Veterinary Service State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna The Regulatory Body - Radiation Protection Centre Director Deputy director Division of Radiation Protection Training (3) Division of Expertise (3) Division of Radiological Research (8) Division of Personal Dosimetry (4) Deputy director Division of Radiation (7) Protection Supervision and Control Subdivision of Licensing (2) Subdivision of State Register of Sources of Ionizing Radiation and Exposure Doses of Workers (2) Division of Supervision (5) and Control of Nuclear Facilities Kaunas Division (3) Klaipėda Division (3) Šiauliai Division (2) Secretary Chief Specialist for Personnel Chief Specialist for Public Relations Chief Specialist Lawyer Chief Specialist for IT Chief specialist for Quality Management Division of Accountancy and Economy Planning (3) Division of Radiation Emergency Management (3) Division of Procurement And Maintenance
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna Radiation Protection Centre (RPC) Staff There is employed 63 staff members: 45 public servants and 12 workers in RPC. 3 people to left office and 9 were employed. 84,1 % of staff are with higher education. 4 persons with doctoral degree and 2 candidates for the doctoral degree. Average of the staff age – 39,4 years. Staff improved skills during 2008 attending: Regional training courses, organized by IAEA (16 persons); an Introductory public servants training courses (21 persons); TC, workshops and conferences in foreign countries (25 persons); RPC in collaborating with Vilnius University organized four internal training courses with the practice for RPC specialists in the field of RP in medicine (22 persons).
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna Trainings Training needs. All staff of RPC needs to improve qualification in radiation protection field regularly. Inspectors should be trained to be able to prepare recommendations and documents regulating implementation of radiation safety in activity using newest digital technologies in medicine. Trainings related to new NPP building; sitting; Impact assessment of NPP, radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel projects from the point of radiation safety are necessary. Regional training course on PET/ CT and cyclotron are welcome.
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna 200620072008 Number of licenses 848696 Number of licenses of Per- sonal Health Care 656765 Number of licen- ses of Education and research 2–– Number of licen- ses of Industry 249 Number of licenses suspended 342726 Number of licenses repealed 192223 Licensing and inspection
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna Management System Information management. RPC prepared investment project of State Register of Sources of Ionizing Radiation and Exposure Doses of Workers and received about 290,000 EUR support from budget of Lithuania Republic for this register creating. RPC formulated 23 procedures and 31 work instructions of quality management system for assurance of regulatory functions according to LST EN ISO 9001:2008 and this year is preparing for institution certification. (What about the Quality management system of the regulatory authority in your country?) Laboratory of Radiological Research for quality assurance has a quality manual and has been accredited several years ago according to ISO 17025:2005 in five main areas: 1.Strontium measurements; 2.Tritium measurements; 3.X ray machines quality control; 4.Individual dose measurements; 5.Gama spectrometry.
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna S Strengths W Weaknesses 1. Legal basis. 2. Effective infrastructure of the Regulatory Body. 3. Optimal attention of the Government for the strengthenment of radiation safety and control infrastructure. 4. Additional financial support from the government for the salaries of the specialists. 5. Optimal number of specialist working in regulatory authority, suitable material and technical equipment. 6. Quality management system. Accreditation. 1. Not created biological dosimetry services yet. 2. Training of specialists on PET, CT, cyclotron and others separately. O Opportunities T Threats 1. Support of IAEA, EC. 2. Establishment of Regional training centre and qualification improvement of the personnel. 3. Technical cooperation. 4. Organizing regional workshops and training courses. Economic crisis and its consequences
19-20 March 2009 IAEA, Vienna Thank you for your attention