Conference 2019 – Presentations

Proceedings

Proceedings of the Conference

Scientific programme

NSFS 2019 Final Scientific Programme

Individual contributions

Opening and Bo Lindell Award
Next level in radiation protection: Setting the scene
Actions for justification
New methods and technologies
Medical applications 1: Focus on high dose procedures and safety deviations
Medical applications 2: Collaboration, guidelines and deep-learning to improve optimization
Radiation and nuclear safety research
Nuclear waste management strategies
Modern radioecology
New methods in emergency preparedness
Non-ionizing radiation
Policies, actions and research to support radiation and nuclear safety
Next level in radiation protection: Conclusions

Opening and Bo Lindell Award

S1-O1
Bo Lindell Lecture: Making a difference
Mette Øhlenschlæger, Danish Health Authority
NOT AVAILABLE

S1-O2
The fabulous history of radiation protection – Can we learn from the past?
Jack Valentin, Jack Valentin Radiological Protection
Acknowledging the English translations of Bo Lindell’s books on radiation, radioactivity and radiation protection.
S1-O2-Valentin-2019

Next level in radiation protection: Setting the scene

S2-O2
A boost to radiation protection by the Nordic co-operation
Sigurður Magnússon, 1NKS, 2Icelandic Radiation Safety Authority
S2-O2-Magnusson-2019

S2-O3
Overview of European radiation protection research activities
Teemu Siiskonen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S2-O3-Siiskonen-2019

S2-O4
Nuclear safety knowhow as a national strategy
Marja-Leena Järvinen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S2-O4-Jarvinen-MarjaLeena-2019

S2-O5
Current international activities in the field of radiation protection dosimetry and calibrations
Paula Toroi, IAEA
S2-O5-Toroi-2019

Actions for justification

S3-O1
Health technology assessment – Could RP influence the choice of medical technologies and methods.
Eva G. Friberg, Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority
S3-O1-Friberg-2019

S3-O2
Nordic participation in European Action Week -Inspections of justification in radiology
Eva G. Friberg, Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority
S3-O2-Friberg-2019

S3-O3
A road-map for developing referral guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the Russian Federation
Aleksandr Vodovatov, St-Petersburg Research Institute of Radiation Hygiene
S3-O3-Vodovatov-2019

New methods and technologies

S4-O1
An on-line system for calculating staff doses – the PODIUM project
Anja Almén, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority
NOT AVAILABLE

S4-O2
NaCl pellets as prospective dosemeters for hospital applications: preliminary experience from Skåne University Hospital
Lovisa Waldner, Lund University, Sweden
NOT AVAILABLE

S4-O3
Spectra Recording Semiconductor Detectors for Medical Imaging
Joonas Tikkanen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S4-O3-Tikkanen-2019

S4-O4
Ionizing radiation detection with mobile phones
Panu Pousi and Jan Morelius, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S4-O4-Pousi-2019

Medical applications 1: Focus on high dose procedures and safety deviations

S5-O1
INVITED: Radiation protection of patient in cardiology
Joanna Sierpowska, Siun Sote, Finland
NOT AVAILABLE

S5-O2
Radiation protection of staff in cardiology and interventional radiology
Timo Mäkelä, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
S5-O2-Makela-2019

S5-O3
Patient dose variations in cardiology: KAP values and skin doses
Jukka Järvinen, Turku University Hospital, Finland
S5-O3-Jarvinen-Jukka-2019

S5-O4
Reporting on radiation safety deviations of medical x-ray practices in Finland
Elina Hallinen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S5-O4-Hallinen-2019

Medical applications 2: Collaboration, guidelines and deep-learning to improve optimization

S6-O1
INVITED: Effective collaboration between authorities and CT Manufacturers on CT dose optimization
Alexandra Karoussou- Schreiner, 1on behalf of Heads of European Radiological Competent Authorities (HERCA), 2Radiation Protection Department, Ministry of Health, Luxembourg
S6-O1-Karoussou-2019

S6-O2
INVITED: From image quality to care outcome
Mika Kortesniemi, Helsinki University Hospital
S6-O2-Kortesniemi-2019

S6-O3
Nordic guidelines for dose reduction of radiosensitive organs of patients in conventional radiography and fluoroscopy
Anders Widmark, 1Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, 2Norwegian University of Science and Technology
S6-O3-Widmark-2019

S6-O4
Harmonization of radiation protection, imaging and dosimetry practices of I-131 therapy in Finland
Tommi Noponen, Turku University Hospital, Finland
S6-O4-Noponen-2019

Radiation and nuclear safety research

S7-O1
Cores-Consortium for radiation safety research
Pia Vesterbacka, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S7-O1-Vesterbacka-2019

S7-O2
Recent Nordic research collaboration results obtained under the NKS-B program
Kasper G. Andersson, NKS, Technical University of Denmark
S7-O2-Andersson-2019

S7-O3
Radiation protection research: is Nordic cooperation a way forward to ensure sustainable competence and high-quality research?
Christopher Rääf, Lund University, Sweden
S7-O3-Raaf-2019

Nuclear waste management strategies

S8-O1
INVITED: The role of safety culture and holistic ALARA / ALARP in the optimisation of radioactive waste management in a new nuclear build
Peter Bryant, The Society for Radiological Protection (SRP-UK)
S8-O1-Bryant-2019

S8-O2
Introducing the concept of the isodose for optimization of decontamination activities based on typical Northern European houses
Yvonne Hinrichsen, 1Technical University of Denmark, 2Lund University, Sweden
S8-O2-Hinrichsen-2019

S8-O3
Upper estimates for effective doses from release of 36Cl activity during plasma cutting of the DR3 reactor tank
Jens Søgaard-Hansen, Danish Decommissioning
S8-O3-Sogaard-Hansen-2019

S8-O4
Difficult to measure beta emitters (55Fe and 63Ni) in activated pressure vessel steel – theoretical versus experimental analysis
Susanna Salminen-Paatero, University of Helsinki
S8-O4-Paatero-Susanna-2019

S8-O5
Radiation protection of the decommissioning Hot Cells
Quang Le Nghi Trong, Danish Decommissioning
S8-O5-Le-NghiTrong-2019

S8-O6
Simple contamination, Comprehensive solution – A case study
Mikkel Øberg, Danish Decommissioning
S8-O6-Oberg-2019

Modern radioecology

S9-O1
A new MiniPANDA detector for measurement of environmental samples
Timo Hildén, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S9-O1-Hilden-2019

S9-O2
Radon concentration in water in Iceland
Gísli Jónsson, The Icelandic Radiation Safety Authority
S9-O2-Jonsson-2019

S9-O3
Assessment of the radiation environment around the European Spallation Source before its start
Christian Bernhardsson, Lund University, Sweden
S9-O3-Bernhardsson-2019

S9-O4
A radionuclide model for the main basins of the Baltic Sea – Identification of representative biota
Ville Kangasniemi, EnviroCase, Ltd
S9-O4-Kangasniemi-2019

S9-O5
Feasibility of a HMO-process in drinking water treatment technology for removing natural radioactivity and avoiding generation of NORM
Siiri Suursoo, University of Tartu, Estonia
S9-O5-Vaasma-Suursoo-2019

New methods in emergency preparedness

S10-O1
Novel gamma radiation detector for Finnish early warning network
Sakari Ihantola, 1Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), 2Helsinki Institute of Physics
S10-O1-Ihantola-2019

S10-O2
Design principles of enhanced dose rate monitoring network
Tuomas Peltonen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S10-O2-Peltonen-2019

S10-O3
Who Is emergency worker? The Finnish answer
Antero Kuusi; Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S10-O3-Kuusi-2019

S10-O4
Voluntary Radiation Measurement Team
Jukka Sovijärvi, Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S10-O4-Sovijarvi-2019

Non-ionizing radiation

S11-O1
Genomic instability and non-ionizing radiation
Jonne Naarala, University of Eastern Finland
S11-O1-Naarala-2019

S11-O2
The health effects derived from UV radiation and sunbed use
Riikka Pastila, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S11-O2-Pastila-2019

S11-O3
Use of non-ionizing radiation in beauty care
Pasi Orreveteläinen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S11-O3-Orrevetelainen-2019

S11-O4
Sunbed use in Iceland 2004 – 2018
Edda Lina Gunnarsdóttir, Icelandic Radiation Safety Authority
S11-O4-Gunnarsdottir-2019

Policies, actions and research to support radiation and nuclear safety

S12-O1
Improved radiation safety in Finland with graded approach in the new regulatory framework
Tommi Toivonen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S12-O1-Toivonen-2019

S12-O2
Radon action plan of Finland
Päivi Kurttio, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S12-O2-Kurttio-2019

S12-O3
Implementing 3S in practice – Conducting the 3S inspections
Marko Hämäläinen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S12-O3-Hamalainen-2019

S12-O4
National best practices: Implementing guide for security arrangements of radiation sources
Tuomas Siru, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S12-O4-Siru-2019

S12-O5
Methods and challenges of communication in radiation protection
Johanna Vahtola, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S12-O5-Vahtola-2019

S12-O6
Radon at work places – concentrations during working hours vs. long term average
Olli Holmgren, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S12-O6_Holmgren-2019

S12-O7
Nordic project to establish diagnostic reference levels for pediatric patients
Hanne N. Waltenburg, Danish Health Authority
S12-O7-Waltenburg-2019

S12-O8
Collecting relative frequencies and assessing radiation doses of pediatric radiology procedures involving ionizing radiation: Data collection methods and first results
Andreas Jahnen, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
S12-O8-Jahnen-2019

S12-O9
Comparison of measured eye lens doses at the forehead and at collar level
Henrik Roed, Danish Health Authority
S12-O9-Roed-2019

S12-O10
Lowered dose limit to the lens of the eye- Results from 2018 at Forsmark NPP
Ann-Sofie Gustafsson, Forsmarks Kraftgrupp AB
NOT AVAILABLE

S12-O11
INVITED: Global Cooperation in Radiation Protection – case Saudi Arabia
Pekka Ottavainen, STUK International Ltd.
S12-O11-Ottavainen-2019

Next level in radiation protection: Conclusions

Brief summary of the highlights of sessions 1-12
Tommi Toivonen, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
S13-O1-Toivonen_Summary-2019