The 2nd EANNORM – Workshop, organised and hosted by IAF-Radioökologie GmbH, was held from 24th to 26th November 2009 in Dresden. More than 50 experts from leading European and international organisations, universities, research institutes and industry representatives shared their experiences in the NORM sector. The presentations of the 2nd EANNORM workshop are available below.
1. Session: General requirements of radiation protection against exposures due to NORM and other natural radiation sources
Wiklund, Å. (EC): The provisions for NORM in the new European Basic Safety Standards
Proehl, G. (IAEA): An Overview of the IAEA Activities to Improve the Management of NORM
2. Session: EAN and EANNORM – Experience with networking and further improvements
Schmitt-Hannig, A. (BfS, Germany): European ALARA Network – Experience with networking to support optimisation of protection in practice
Wichterey, K. (BfS, Germany): Continuation of the EAN – network and support by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection of Germany (BfS)
Schulz, H.; Flesch, K.; Schellenberger, A. (IAF, Germany): EANNORM – optimization of the web-portal as a fundament for a more active networking
Geldner, L. (Robotron, Germany): Technical aspects of the EANNORM
Poffijn, A. (FANC, Belgium), Wiegers, R. (IBR Consult BV, Netherlands), Quade U. (Siempelkamp Nukleartechnik GmbH, Germany): NORM meetings – past and future – and the role of the network
3. Session: The implementation of the BSS in the industrial practice
Gehrcke, K. (BfS, Germany): Graded approach to regulation in the NORM-sector
Gellermann, R. (FUGRO-HGN, Germany): Experiences in implementing NORM-legislation
Welbergen, J. (COVRA, The Netherlands): Management of radioactive waste
Steffan, E. M. (WEG, Germany): Organization of radiation protection and exposure control measures for “work activities” in the oil and gas production industry according to the German Radiation Protection Ordinance (StrlSchV)
Wörlen S., Barthel R. (Brenk Systemplanung GmbH, Germany): How European Guidelines for dose estimations should look like from a practitioner’s point of view?
4. Session: Experience in radiation protection in NORM industry in different countries
Kostov, L. (NRA, Bulgaria): Overview of the present situation with NORM regulation in Bulgaria
Krca: S. (State Office for Radiation Protection, Croatia): Overview of the present situation concerning NORM in Croatia
Fenton, D. (Radiation Protection Institute of Ireland): Experiences in radiation protection in the NORM industry of Ireland
Trotti, F., Caldognetto, E. (ARPAV, Italy): Effluents in some Italian NORM industries
Risica, S.; Bochicchio F.; Nuccetelli, C. (ISS, Italy): Thermal spas: occupational exposure to natural radioactivity and related legislation
5. Session: Practical applications in NORM industry
Schwela, U. (T.I.C., Belgium); Doug Chambers (SENES, Canada): Transport of tantalum raw materials, other NORM and waste
Gellermann R. (FUGRO-HGN GmbH, Germany): Prognosis of radioactivity in TENORM
Varskog, P. (NORSE-DECOM AS, Norway); Kvingedal, E. (Wergeland-Halsvik AS, Norway): End disposal of petroleum industry NORM in Norway
Dilling, J. (BfS, Germany); Flesch, K. (IAF, Germany); Gellermann, R. (FUGRO-HGN, Germany); Gerler, J. (BfS, Germany); Hummrich, H. (IAF, Germany); Neumann V. (BGD, Germany); Knappik, R. (VKTA, Germany); Schulz, H. (IAF, Germany): Release of natural radionuclides from NORM-residues caused by sewage
Schroyers W. (Nucleair Technologisch Centrum (NuTeC), Belgium), Clerckx T., Pellens V., Hulshagen L. and Schreurs S.: Activity concentration determination of NORM radionuclides in large quantity containers.
Michalik, B. (Katowice, Poland): NORM in energy generation from coal – from a mine to a power station, ways and experiences of safe handling.
Vornehm, C. (LfU, Germany): Naturally occurring radioactivity in residues of drinking water treatment.