NNRA Holds National Stakeholders Meeting/Workshop on the Draft Guidance Document for the implementation of Human Reliability Programme (HRP) for Research Reactors 25th - 26th July 2017

The Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) has concluded a Two (2)-day National Stakeholders Workshop on the implementation of Human Reliability Programme (HRP) for Research Reactors: The meeting was part of the requirements to enable the Authority to put in place an all inclusive Human Reliability Implementation Guide for Research Reactors

The Two-day  workshop brought together over Ten(10) professional bodies, academia, and the nuclear facilities operators and promoters like the Centre for Energy Research and Training ( CERT), Centre for Energy Research and Development, Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission ( NAEC), Gamma  Irradiation Facility (GIF),  the Nigeria Police Force, Department of States Services (DSS),  the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps ( NSCDC), National Hospital, Abuja, UCH, Ibadan, Office of National Security Adviser ( NSA), SYNAPSE, Psychological  Center.

Declaring the workshop open, the Director-General/CEO, Prof. L. A. Dim thanked the participants for partnering with the NNRA and implored them to make meaningful and constructive contributions in the document in order to produce an enduring working document.

He further said that the NNRA is the only government agency charged with the responsibility for nuclear safety and radiological protection regulation in Nigeria hence the need to develop competency and a standard human reliability document for proper guidance.

The DG said the NNRA has constituted a working committee for the (HRP) to work with other stakeholders and professionals in its efforts to produce a holistic and acceptable document. He said the Committee recently visited the United State of America (NRC) to understudy their documentation pattern in order to come up with a document that can meet international standards

Goodwill messages were given by NNRA General Managers, Authorization & Enforcement, Nuclear Safety, Physical Security & Safeguards and other participants present


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