Profile of Ernest Miyombo

Ernest Miyombo Nuclear Safety Expert
4 years experience 0 jobs worked Lusaka
$150.00 /hr $0 earned
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  • Radiation Safety Officer

    Radiation Protection Authority

    October 2014 - Now

    • Develop standard procedures for review and assessment of applications for authorisation or licensing and enforcement procedures;
    • Develop safety standards documents ;
    • Develop of technical institutional policy documents;
    • Implement regulatory functions of Radiation Protection Authority (RPA) to ensure compliance with the national and international safety requirements;
    • Review and assesse applications for authorization and licensing of facilities using radiation sources (radioactive materials, nuclear materials and radiation emitting devices;
    • Inspect radiotherapy centre, hospitals, industrial irradiator, and all other facilities using nuclear and radiation sources throughout the country to verify compliance with safety requirements;
    • Perform quality control (QC) tests of X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) scanners, mammography and general x-ray equipment used in medicine and non-medical use;
    • Perform wipe testing (radiation surveys) of devices with sealed sources to determine radiation levels ;
    • Take enforcement actions on licensees and facilities that do not comply with safety requirements;
    • Monitor individual or external radiation sources
    • Conduct radiation safety training;
    • Develop policies and strategies for the institution;
    • Review legal and regulatory framework of the institution;
    • Develop safety guides for users of radiation sources in the country;
    • Conduct annual self-assessment of the regulatory body;
    • Develop and implementation of emergence preparedness and response plan
    • Monitor and evaluate RPA projects
    • Monitor and evaluate International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) projects
    • Coordinate specific RPA and IAEA national projects.
    • Conduct environmental monitoring for radioactivity