Mandate of the Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health (CRPPH)

As stated in the NEA Strategic Plan for 2011-2016, the general objective of the Agency in the field of radiological protection is to assist member countries in the regulation and implementation and further development of the system of radiological protection by identifying and effectively addressing conceptual, scientific, policy, regulatory, operational and societal issues. The CRPPH will contribute to the adoption and the maintenance of high standards of protection for workers, members of the public and the environment in all activities involving the use of ionising radiation, and particularly in the field of nuclear energy. In this context, the mandate of the Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health (CRPPH) shall be:

In the fulfilment of its mandate, the CRPPH will work in close co-operation with other NEA committees as appropriate, particularly the Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) and the Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC), as well as with the competent bodies within relevant OECD directorates and other international organisations active in the field.


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Last reviewed: 27 February 2015