International Resources

IRPA is the International Radiation Protection Association.  It is recognised by its members, stakeholders and the public as the international voice of the radiation protection profession in the enhancement of radiation protection culture and practice worldwide.  Membership of IRPA is via national and regional Associate Societies of which there are currently 52 representing 67 countries.  The UK Associate Society is The Society for Radiological Protection and SRP members are kept regularly updated on the wide range of IRPA activities.  A summary leaflet is available here.

International StandardsICRP is the International Commission on  Radiological Protection.  It is an independent, international organisation established in 1928, now with more than 200 volunteer members from approximately 30 countries across 6 continents. These members represent the leading scientists and policy makers in the field.  ICRP has developed, maintained and elaborated the International System of Radiological Protection used worldwide as the common basis for standards, legislation, guidelines, programmes and practice. The organisation has launched ICRPaedia, a new online tool to help readers of all levels better understand their work.

Other relevant international organisations are:
Overseas Events15-17 May 2017: ALARA in Emergency Exposures Situations 17th Workshop of the European ALARA Network (EAN) Lisbon, Portugal
4-8 June 2018: 5th European IRPA Congress The Hague, The Netherlands (Early Bird ends 31st August and deadline to submit an abstract is 1st November).

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