2006 ISOE Asian ALARA Symposium
The second ALARA symposium in Asia was held by JNES/ISOE-ATC on October 12, 2006 in Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture with the involvement of about 40 participants from Japanese electric utilities and manufacturers, and from the U.S. and Korea.

Led by Mr. Mizumachi, the chair-elect of the Steering Group, the introduction of the current situation of EPRI Standard Radiation Monitoring Program and the report of the situation regarding occupational dose at Japanese nuclear power stations are presented. Then, the technologies for dose reduction were introduced by Japanese manufacturers. Moreover, efforts for dose reduction were reported by Japanese and Korean utilities, and they ardently exchanged discussion.
gALARA Activities at Ohi NPPh, which was presented by Mr. Akira Nakamura of Kansai Electric Co., Inc, was recognized as the best presentation and he was invited to ISOE International ALARA symposium 2007 that is planed to be held in Fort Lauderdale in the U.S in January, 2007.
On the following day (13th), they visited Kashiwazaki Kariwa nuclear power station of Tokyo Electric Power Co., and observed unit 6, ABWR.


Presentation
General session
Title Speaker Contents
Summary Report of the EPRI
Standard Radiation
Monitoring Program
Dr.Dennis Hussey
EPRI
Summary Presentation
Paper
Occupational Exposure
at Japanese Nuclear Power
Plants in FY2005
Shigeyuki Wada
JNES
Summary Presentation

Introduction of dose reduction technology
Title Speaker Contents
Our Decontamination
technologies for NPSs
Tadasu Yotsuyanagi
Toshiba Corporation
Summary Presentation
Paper
Approach of Hitachi
for Dose Rate Reduction
Nobuyuki Ota
Hitachi, Ltd.
Summary Presentation
Paper
Introduction of the Decontamination
Method Which Uses Blasting
Toshiaki Ninomiya,
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Summary Presentation
Paper

The current challenges and good practices of utilities
Title Speaker Contents
ALARA Programs & Occupational
Dose Trend in Wolsong Nuclear
Power Plant
Choi Ki Young
KHNP
Summary Presentation
Paper
Progress of the Zinc Injection
in Tsuruga NPP Unit 2
Nobuaki Nagata
Japan Atomic
Power Company
Summary Presentation
Paper
Measures for containing
an increase in pipes'
dose-equivalent rate in the
hydrogen-injected environment
at the Shimane Nuclear
Power Station Unit 1
Hiroyasu Kajitani
Chugoku Electric
Power Co., Inc.
Summary Presentation
Paper
ONAGAWA NPS Dose
Reduction
Katsushi Wada
Tohoku Electric
Power Co.,Inc.
Summary Presentation
ALARA Activities at Ohi NPP Akira Nakamura
Kansai Electric
Power Co.,Inc.
Summary Presentation
Paper
Improvement of TEPCO's
ALARA process
Shiro Takahira
Tokyo Electric
Power Company
Summary Presentation
Paper