ASN Report 2022

Bourgogne-Franche‑Comté REGION The Dijon division regulates nuclear safety, radiation protection and the transport of radioactive substances in the 8 départements of the Bourgogne‑Franche‑Comté region. ASN conducted 58 inspections in small-scale nuclear activities in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region in 2022, comprising 20 inspections in the medical sector, 22 in the industrial, research and veterinary sectors, 8 concerning radon exposure, 1 to monitor approved organisations and laboratories, and 7 specific to the transport of radioactive substances. One significant event in 2022 was rated level 2 on the INES scale following the accidental irradiation of an industrial radiography worker. ASN also devoted particular attention to the Framatome manufacturing plants situated in the Bourgogne‑Franche‑Comté region. The actions conducted by ASN in this context are described in chapter 10. In Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in 2022 ASN carried out 3 inspections of Nuclear Pressure Equipment (NPE) manufacturers in their plants and 3 inspections of organisations accredited for the inspection of NPE. THE INSTALLATIONS AND ACTIVITIES TO REGULATE COMPRISE: small-scale nuclear activities in the medical field: •8 external-beam radiotherapy departments, •4 brachytherapy departments, • 14 nuclear medicine departments, of which 3 practise internal targeted radiotherapy, • 35 centres performing fluoroscopy-guided interventional procedures, • 56 computed tomography scanners for diagnostic purposes, • about 800 medical radiology devices, • about 2,000 dental radiology devices; small-scale nuclear activities in the industrial, veterinary and research sectors: • about 250 veterinary practices, of which 5 have a computed tomography scanner, •about 400 industrial and research centres, including 30 companies with an industrial radiography activity, • 1 industrial irradiator per radioactive source, • 1 computed tomography scanner dedicated to research, • 2 accelerators, one for the production of drugs for medical imaging and one for industrial irradiation; activities associated with the transport of radioactive substances; ASN-approved laboratories and organisations: •2 organisations approved for radiation protection controls, •6 organisations approved for measuring radon, • 1 laboratory approved for taking environmental radioactivity measurements. ABSTRACTS – ASN Report on the state of nuclear safety and radiation protection in France in 2022 47