RWA Update 2020 -Online

24 November 2020


Organised by IPEM's Radiation Protection Special Interest Group 

Management and handling of radioactive waste in the medical sector continues to be an important and complex task. This meeting will focus on ensuring the most up to date regulatory compliance, best practice, and learning from experiences of others dealing with radioactive waste.

Anticipated Learning Outcomes
1. Best practice for continued regulatory compliance
2. Learning from experiences of other RWAs/hospitals

Target Audience

1. Hospital physicists/RWAs/trainee RWAs dealing with radioactive waste
2. Private RWAs dealing with medical radioactive waste
Conference Resources 
The programme is available here

10.00 – 10:05


10.05 – 10.35

EA update England/Wales
Environment Agency

10:35 – 11.05

Five Steps to Transport Emergency Planning
Geoff Frackelton, Office for Nuclear Regulation

11.05 – 11.35

Transport Emergency Arrangements and RADSAFE

Terry Kelly, Safeguard

11.35 – 12.05


14:00 – 14.30

The glamourous life of an RWA: A tale of loss, stoma bags and bin diving.
Elizabeth Davies and Lisa Rowley – University Hospitals of Leicester

14.30 – 15.00

Management of an activated linear accelerator target
Jonathan Price, Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group

15.00 – 15.10

Experiences of an STP elective at the Environment Agency
Alexandra Mackenzie

15.30 – 16.00


16.00 – 16.15


On-line registration is open. To book your place, click the 'Book Now' button below and then either log in (members and registered users) or register (new users only).     

Registration fees (includes limited time access to the full recordings after the event to registrants only)
IPEM member £72.50
IPEM member trainee £60 
IPEM member technologist £52.50 
IPEM member student/retired/non-salaried  
Non-member £112.50 
Proffered presenterFree

Online - via zoom webinars

If you have any queries, please 
email the IPEM conference team or tel: 01904 550598. 

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