Operational radiation protection

Our contribution to operational environmental and radiation protection

Operational radiation protection is responsible for the approval of radioactive substances from the radiation protection areas. In addition, it is entrusted with the inventory management of nuclear material and other radioactive substances at the Rossendorf research site as well as the implementation of inspections in radiation protection areas. At the same time, the employees perform radiation protection tasks at the Rossendorf research site. Another central task of operational radiation protection is to ensure emergency protection with the following focal points:

  • Activity as Emergency Prevention Officer
  • Preparation of emergency response concepts
  • Incident and accident analyses, site description as part of approval procedures
  • Cooperation with environmental monitoring e.g. for source term determination, estimation of radiation exposure in the Environment