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Handbook offers guidance to doctors on radiation

Regulation and Safety

29 June 2016

A new handbook has been compiled with the help of the International Atomic Energy Agency to better prepare medical staff to communicate with the public about possible health effects of radiation during and after a nuclear or radiological emergency.

IAEA highlights senior management's role in maintaining safety

Regulation and Safety

08 June 2016

The board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency yesterday adopted a revision to a safety standard related to the role of leadership and management in ensuring safety to protect human life, health and the environment from harmful effects of radiation.

Amendment to key security agreement enters into force

Nuclear Policies

09 May 2016

The world will be "a safer place" now that the amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials has entered into force, according to International Atomic Energy Agency director general Yukiya Amano.

International radiation mapping system launched by IAEA

Regulation and Safety

10 June 2016

A new international radiation monitoring information system launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will collect and display data to help countries respond rapidly in nuclear or radiological emergencies.

IAEA fuel 'bank' on target for September 2017 launch

Uranium and Fuel

02 June 2016

IAEA-UMP - LEU bank - 48The IAEA Low Enriched Uranium Storage Facility - or 'bank' - is scheduled to be ready for operations by September 2017, following the conclusion of a partnership agreement between the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Kazakhstan this week.

Large-scale Chinese reactor design passes IAEA safety review

New Nuclear

05 May 2016

CAP1400 - 48China's CAP1400 reactor design has successfully passed the International Atomic Energy Agency's Generic Reactor Safety Review, the Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute announced today.