ASN Report 2022

Overseas DÉPARTEMENTS AND REGIONS The regulation of radiation protection and the transport of radioactive substances in the 5 overseas départements and regions (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, La Réunion, Mayotte) and in certain overseas collectivities is ensured by the Paris division. It also acts as expert to the competent authorities of Nouvelle‑Calédonie and French Polynesia. In 2022, 24 inspections were carried out in the small-scale nuclear activities sector in the French Overseas départements, regions and collectivities. Four on-site inspection campaigns were carried out by ASN. THE INSTALLATIONS AND ACTIVITIES TO REGULATE COMPRISE: small-scale nuclear activities in the medical field: •4 external-beam radiotherapy departments, •1 brachytherapy department, • 3 nuclear medicine departments, •23 centres performing fluoroscopy-guided interventional procedures, •about 30 centres holding at least 1 computed tomography scanner, • about 100 medical radiology practices, • about 1,000 dental radiology devices; small-scale nuclear activities in the industrial, veterinary and research sectors: •more than 70 users of veterinary radiology devices, • 3 industrial radiography companies using gamma radiography devices, • 1 cyclotron; activities associated with the transport of radioactive substances. 56 ABSTRACTS – ASN Report on the state of nuclear safety and radiation protection in France in 2022