Radiological threat reduction
Since 2004, radiological threat reduction has been one of key areas of JSC Isotope international cooperation. Our company has active contracts with IAEA and authorized companies of the Global Threat Reduction Office of the US Department of Energy. We provide services in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and also in Bulgaria, Bangladesh and Lebanon.
JSC Isotope carries out the following types of services:
- Detectiting unused, maintainance-free or abandoned sources of radiation (including hazardous facilities);
- Inspecting objects to determine technical condition of devices and sources, to calculate the costs of work and develop a project plan for discharging the sources;
- Discharging sources of ionizing radiation, carrying out their identification and transportation for burial to specialized facilities;
- Improving physical protection at the facilities that continue using radiation sources.
Since 2004, more than 250 RTGs have been disassembled, more than 7,000 Co-60 and Cs-137 sources have been relocated to permanent storage.