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Health and Safety Executive  Updates

Health and Safety Executive Updates

The Association has received notice of a Covid-19 joint Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) that may be relevant to our members and others in the sector, please see below:

Dutyholder’s Arrangements in Relation to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 during the ongoing COVID-19 emergency

Joint temporary Covid-19 Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)

Dutyholder’s arrangements in relation to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 during the ongoing COVID-19 emergency (PDF)

In the light of advice from Public Health England (PHE) and Devolved Administrations on the serious risks to health from the COVID-19 pandemic, HSE and ONR have set out this temporary RPS that addresses parts of the Guidance and Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) contained in Work with Ionising Radiations – Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17), L121 (2nd edition).

If you have any additional enquiries, please use the contacts below:

For work with ionising radiation on premises where HSE is the enforcing authority, please email HSE: Rad.Admin@hse.gov.uk .

For work with ionising radiation taking place on nuclear premises (i.e. where ONR is the enforcing authority), please email ONR: contact@onr.gov.uk .

Last Updated: 11/05/2020

Environment Agency Updates

Environment Agency Updates

The Association has received notice of Covid-19 Regulatory Position Statements (RPS) from the Environment Agency (EA) that may be relevant to our members and others in the sector, please see below: Read a blog by the Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd: https://environmentagency.blog.gov.uk/2020/04/18/the-environment-agency-and-the-coronavirus-crisis/ […]

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

The Association’s Annual General meeting is being held during the Annual Conference at Cardiff University on 3rd September 2019. If you are a member, please login to the website and navigate to the AGM Papers in the Member’s Area, so you can read important information […]

AURPO Annual Conference 2019 at Cardiff University

AURPO Annual Conference 2019 at Cardiff University

We are now taking bookings for this year’s conference at the Cardiff University!

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Consultations

Consultations

The IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) are seeking comments on two proposed Standards: DS506 – Schedules of Provisions of the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2018 Edition). DS469 – Preparedness and Response for an Emergency during the Transport of Radioactive Material. The Closing […]

Web Site

Web Site

Welcome to the AURPO web site. We are continually developing and improving the website and its features.

If you have any feedback or issues using the site, please contact: websitehelp@aurpo.org.uk

Radiation Protection Expert Qualifications

Radiation Protection Expert Qualifications

AURPO has contributed to discussions on an options appraisal document, that was prepared by SRP to be presented to the HSE and the EA. The subject of this document is possible changes to the process of attaining Radiation Protection Expert (RPE) qualifications and to the […]