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  • 1. STATUS OF RADIATION PROTECTION IN SRI LANKA
  • 2. LAWS& REGULATIONS Atomic Energy Authority Act No. 19 of 1969 Sections : 18, 19, 20, 23, 30, 40 and 41 of the Act are important for regulatory control over uses of radiation sources.
  • 3. LAWS& REGULATIONS (CONTD)  Atomic Energy Safety Regulations No. 1 of 1999 (Gazetted in July 2000)  Regulations on Waste Management * (draft to be amended)  Regulations on Safe Transport of Radioactive Material * (final draft is ready for legal advice ) * Atomic Energy Safety Regulations No. 1 of 1999 has also given provision for control of disposal, store and transport of radioactive materials.
  • 4. Atomic Energy Safety Regulations No. 1 of 1999  WAS GAZATED IN JULY 2000 AND SUPERSEDED PREVIOUS REGULATION MADE IN 1975.
  • 5. CODE OF PRACTICES FOLLOWING CODES ARE DRAFTED AND ARE CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW BY THREE SEPARATE COMMITTEE. • CODES OF PRACTICE FOR SAFE USE OF RADIATION SOURCES IN INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHY. • CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFE USE OF RADIATION SOURCES IN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY • CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFE USE OF RADIATION SOURCES IN TELETHERAPY
  • 6. HEAD, INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS DIVISION HEAD, INTERNATIONAL DIVISION HEAD, GENERAL SCIENTIFIC DIVISION HEAD, DIVISION OF FINANCE AND ESTABLISHMENT HEAD, DIVISION OF GENERAL ADMINISTRATION SCIENTIFIC SECRETARY (PROMOTIONAL) HEAD RADIATION PROTECTION DIVISION SCIENTIFIC SECRETARY (REGULATORY) ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY BOARD OF MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITEE NON- DESTRUCTIVE TESTING, RADIATION PROCESSING, NUCLEAR ANALYTICAL SERVICES, TRACER TECHNOLOGY. LICENSING, SAFETY INSPECTIONS, DOSIMETRY, EMERGENCY RESPONSE, WASTE MANAGEMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING, ADVISORY SERVICES. COORDINATION OF IAEA TC PROGRAMMES, RCA PROGRAMES, IAEA TRAINING COURSES, STA AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES NUCLEAR ELECTRONICS, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, LIBRARY, NUCLEAR AGRICULTURE, NUCLEAR MEDICINE, PUBLICATIONS FINANCE, ESTABLISHMENT OFFICE ADMINISTRATION, STORESAND SUPPLIES, TRANSPORT, GENERAL MAINTENANCE, PUBLICITY ORGANIZATIONALCHART THEAEA CHAIRMAN MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY Organizational Chart of the Atomic Energy Authority
  • 7. Chairman Scientific Secretary (Regulatory) Head Div. of Radiation Protection • Drafting regulations / codes of practices /manuals • Licensing & inspection of Radiation facilities • Personal dosimetry service • Waste Management • Approval for Transport of Radioactive Material • Approval for plans of Irradiation facilities • Advisory services • Emergency response & planning • Coordinator of Quality Assurance Programmes in Radiotherapy Nuclear Medicine & Diagnostic Radiology • Conducting of Radiation Protection Training Course
  • 8. HEAD Authorization and Inspection for Industrial Appli SSO-1, SO-1 Authorization and Inspection for Medical Appli SSO-2, SO-2 Waste Safety,Transport Safety, Import and Export SSO-1 Personnel Monitoring Service SSO-1, TA-2 Radiological Emergency Response Planning Coordination
  • 9. NOTIFICATION, AUTHORIZATION AND INSPECTION • USERS ARE BEING LICENSED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NEW REGULATIONS. • CHECK LISTS HAVE BEEN PREPARED ACCORDING TO BSS AND ARE BEING USED IN INSPECTIONS • A MANUAL COMPRISING PROCEDURES FOR NOTIFICATION, AUTHORIZATION AND INSPECTION HAVE BEEN PREPARED.
  • 10. Manual on Authorization Requirements forthe use of Ionizing Radioactive Sources in Sri Lanka
  • 11. 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 NUMBER OF LICENSES ISSUED
  • 12. REGULATORY AUTHORITY INFORMATION SYSTEM  ALL RADIOACTIVE SOURCES IN THE COUNTRY HAVE BEEN INVENTORIED  UPDATED AFTER EACH INSPECTION AND RENEWAL OF AUTHORIZATIONS .  ALL DATA WILL BE REENTERED AFTER RAIS VERSION-3 IS PROVIDED BY THE AGENCY .
  • 13. INSPECTION AND REVIEW • ANNUAL INSPECTION IN FACILITIES LICENSED • BIENNIALLY INSPECTION IN FACILITIES REGISTERED • INSPECTIONS TO REVIEW WHETHER THE RECOMMENDATIONS ARE IMPLEMENTED
  • 14. 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 NUMBER OF INSPECTIONS CONDUCTED
  • 15. OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CONTROL  1250 WORKERS ARE MOTITORED WITH TLD  MONTHLY SURVEY FOR NDT,RADIOTHERAPY, AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE.  BI-MONTHLY FOR OTHER PRACTICES
  • 16. OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CONTROL(CONTD.)  A USER’S INSTRUCTION MANUAL ON PERSONNEL MONITORING HAS BEEN PREPARED.  RADIATION SAFETY SUPERVISORS HAVE BEEN APPOINTED.
  • 17. CALIBRATION OF MONITORING EQUIPMENT • AEA MAINTAINS A SSDL • CAPABLE FOR PROVIDING CALIBRATION OF ENERGIES FROM 33keV TO 1250 keV • ALL SSD INSTRUMENTS ARE CALIBRATED AND TRACEABLE TO PRIMARY STANDARDS • QA AND SOPS ARE IN PLACE • CALIBRATION SERVICE IS PROVIDED FOR CONTAMINATION MONITORS
  • 18. RADIATION PROTECTION IN MEDICAL PRACTICES  LICENSING AND INSPECTION OF THE FACILITIES ARE CARRIED OUT ACCORDING TO NEW REGULATIONS.  CHECK LISTS HAVE BEEN PREPARED ACCORDING TO BSS AND ARE BEING USED IN INSPECTIONS.
  • 19. RADIATION PROTECTION IN MEDICAL PRACTICES  TRAINING COURSES FOR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS ON RADIATION PROTECTION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE ARE CONDUCTED ANNUALLY.  ON THE JOB TRAINING ON QA HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS.
  • 20. RADIATION PROTECTION IN MEDICALRADIATION PROTECTION IN MEDICAL PRACTICESPRACTICES  NECESSARY INSTRUMENTS WERE PROVIDED TO SELECTED HOSPITALS  A QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMME IS BEING IMPLEMENTED AT THE FEW GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS AND PRIVATE HOSPITAL
  • 21. Manual on Specifications for Medical Diagnostic X-ray Installations AEA / RP / M 03 ATOMIC ENERGY AUTORITY February 2002
  • 22. AEA/RP/M02 ATOMIC ENERGY AUTORITY AEA Manual on Quality Assurance in Diagnostic Radiology Part 1 Radiographic Equipment July 2001
  • 23. AEA/RP/G/NM/01 Sample Local Rules for Use of I-131 for Therapeutic Purposes ATOMIC ENERGY AUTORITY AEA August 2003
  • 24. AEA/RP/G/NM/02 Sample Local Rules for Use of Unsealed Sources for Radioimmunoassy & Diagnostic Procedures ATOMIC ENERGY AUTORITY AEA August 2003
  • 25.  AEA MAINTAINS LOW LEVEL COUNTING LABORATORY WITH: THREE GAMMA SPECTROSCOPY WITH NaI DETECTORS. TWO GAMMA SPECTROSCOPY WITH HPGe DETECTORS. MIXED RADIOACTIVE STANDARDS AND REFERENCE SAMPLES. COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS. ENVIRONMENTAL AND FOOD MONITORING.
  • 26. QUALITY SYSTEM OF THE LOW LEVEL COUNTING LABORATORY • FOLLOWING PROCEDURES WERE ESTABLISHED QUALITY MANUAL OF NAT LOBORATORIES SOP FOR FOOD TESTING SERVICE PARTICIPATION OF PROFICIENCY TESTING SCHEME IDENTIFICATION OF UNCERTAINTY BUDGET FOR GAMMA SPECTROMETRY MAINTENANCE OF CONTROL CHARTS FOR INSTRUMENTAL PARAMETERS REPORTING SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH ISO/IEC 17025
  • 27. 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 NUMBER OF SAMPLES SCREENED FOR CONTAMINATION
  • 28. EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND PLANNINGEMERGENCY RESPONSE AND PLANNING  A COMMITTEE WAS SET UP TO PREPARE A NATIONAL EMEGGENCY RESPONSE PLAN FOR RADIOLOGICAL ACCIDENTS.  FIRST DRAFT OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN WAS PREPARED USING IAEA- TECDOC- 953 AND IS BEING REVIEWED BY THE COMMITTEE.
  • 29. ANNUAL TRAINING COURSES 1. NATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON RADIATION PROTECTION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE IN DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY. 2. NATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON RADIATION PROTECTION IN USING RADIATION SOURCES IN INDUSTRIAL AND RESEARCH APPLICATION
  • 30. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 NUMBER OF PERSONS TRAINED IN RADIATION SAFETY
  • 31. Income Generated by Radiation Protection Services 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Year IncomeRs.(Millions)
  • 32. Proposed Work Plan for 2004 Division of Radiation Protection TASK 1ST Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter 1. Draft of Code of Practice 1.1 Drafting of codes of practices on Diagnostic X-ray facilities, Radiotherapy and NDT * 1st Draft * Distribute to relevant institutes for comments * Final Draft * Approval of the AEA & Printing
  • 33. TASK 1ST Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter 2.Draft of Waste Management Regulations * 1st Draft Amendments with IAEA comments Amendments with IAEA comments * Review by a commitee 3.Draft of Regulations on Safe Transport of Radioactive Materials * Final draft * Submission to Legal draftman’ s for comments
  • 34. TASK 1ST Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter 4. Complete and update the inventory of radiation sources 5. Preparation of applications forms and licence format for 5.1. Lighting Arrestors 5.2. Service & Maintenance of Sources 5.3. Transport 5.4. Loan, Hiring, Transfer/Safe of radiation sources / Spent radiation sources & radioactive wastes
  • 35. TASK 1ST Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter 10. Carrying and individual monitoring service (on going activity) 11. Supervision of Quality Assurance Programmes established at selected government hospitals in collaboration of the Ministry of Health 12. Emergency Preparedness Programme * Finalize the RAD PLAN * Drafting and promulgation of emergency legislation * Establishment for implementation of the RAD PLAN
  • 36. TASK 1ST Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter 13. Radiation Protection Training Courses * Training on Radiation Protection and Quality Assurance in Diagnostic Radiology * Training on Radiation Safety in using Radioisotopes for Research & Industrial Applications * Seminar for licensees & registrants on licensing and inspection procedures
  • 37. Thankyou

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