In June 2020, in response to protests and riots against police brutality and systemic racism taking place in the US, Canada, and the rest of the world, CRPA committed to re-evaluating their code of ethics and created the President’s Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI Task Force).
FPTRPC advances the development and harmonization of practices and standards for radiation protection in Canada and communicates these to the people of Canada. Their latest meetings took place virtually on October 18, 20, and 22. In this issue of the Bulletin, we share highlights from that meeting.
In this issue of the Bulletin, we’re introducing a new feature—From the Archives. For our first “From the Archives” feature, we’ve pulled out a personal account from member Tanya Vlaskalin relating to questions she was asked following the Fukushima disaster (originally published in 2011).
Let’s Be Clear: Risk Communication for Radiation Safety Professionals (Part I)—Be Clear, Concise, and Compelling
There is a broad range of professions that routinely interact with ionizing radiation, which means the work of radiation safety professionals is also wide ranging. Regardless of what industry you work in, the one constant is the need to protect workers and to help them understand and respects the risks when they are exposed to radiation.