ASN Report 2022

Professional ethics The ethical rules concerning the ASN Commissioners, staff and experts, as set out in several legislative and regulatory texts since 2011, are compiled in the two appendices to the ASN internal rules of procedure adopted in 2018: the first contains provisions regarding the professional ethics of the commissioners and staff, while the second contains provisions concerning external analysis and assessment performed at the request of ASN, for example by the Advisory Committees (see below). With the aim of preventing conflicts of interest, the rules in force at ASN more specifically include the following declaration obligations: ∙ Public Declaration of Interests (DPI) stipulated in Article L. 1451‑1 (derived from Act 2011‑2012 of 29 December 2011 on strengthening the safety of drugs and health products) and Articles R. 1451‑1 et seq. of the Public Health Code: the 4 July 2012 decision CODEP-CLF-2012‑033820 by the ASN Chairman applies the DPI requirements to the members of the Commission, the management committee and the Advisory Committee for Radiation Protection for Medical and Forensic Applications of Ionising Radiation (GPMED), now incorporated into the Advisory Committee for Radiation Protection (GPRP). Until mid-July 2017, the DPI were posted on the The DPI are henceforth declared on the single on-line declaration site. About sixty people are subject to the DPI; ∙ Declarations of Interests and assets to the High Authority for Transparency in Public Life (HATVP) derived from Act 2013‑907 of 11 October 2013 on Transparency in Public Life: the members of the Commission submit their declarations on the HATVP website. The same applies to the Director General, the Deputy Director Generals, and the General Secretariat since 15 February 2017 following modification of the Act of 13 October 2013; ∙ “Civil Service” Declaration of Interests, set out in Article L. 122‑2 of the General Civil Service Code governed by Decree 2016‑1967 of 28 December 2016: the professional ethics coordinator and the ASN staff carrying out labour inspectorate duties in the NPPs are subject to this obligation; ∙ management by the ASN Director General of his financial instruments in conditions which preclude all right of review on his part, pursuant to Article L. 122‑19 of the General Civil Service Code and Decree 2017‑547 of 13 April 2017: the ASN Director General submitted justification data to the HATVP before 2 November 2017. Qualifying professional experience Mandatory qualification Specific PWR training • PWR • Fire • External hazards • Ventilation • Nuclear Pressure Equipment • Monitoring of PWR safety Specific LUDD training • Introduction to atomic engineering • Fire • External hazards • Ventilation Specific cross-disciplinary training • PWR • Fire • External hazards • Ventilation “ASN core activities” basic training • Inspections at ASN • Sanctions • General knowledge of ASN personnel • Regulation radiation protection training for ASN staff likely to intervene in a regulated area • Introduction to general communication Joint “nuclear safety” “qualifying” technical training • Nuclear licensee routine operations approach – Immersion • BNI technical regulations Joint nuclear safety inspectors qualifying experience • Has followed two inspections as an observer • Has played a hands-on role in three inspections PWR inspectors qualifying experience (excluding PE), LUDD • Has taken part in three notification investigations of Article 26 • Has taken part in three significant event investigations (ASN regional divisions) PWR inspectors qualifying experience with intervention limited to the PE field • Has taken part in investigating five PE-related files • Has taken part in three technical meetings on PE-related topics • A tutor’s report produced following the training period “NUCLEAR SAFETY” INSPECTOR TRAINING PROGRAMME, PRESSURISED WATER REACTOR (PWR), LABORATORIES, PLANTS, DECOMMISSIONING AND WASTE (LUDD) AND CROSS-DISCIPLINARY QUALIFICATION 132 ASN Report on the state of nuclear safety and radiation protection in France in 2022 • 02 • The principles of nuclear safety and radiation protection and the regulation and oversight stakeholders 02