National Report of the Slovak Republic - Radiation and Nuclear Safety , September 1998

3.1.4 State Supervision in the Area of Health Protection Against Radiation


Supervision over radiation protection in the Slovak Republic is performed by State health supervision. The authority to exercise State health supervision for radiation protection is Ministry of Health - Hygienist General of the Slovak Republic. The supervision is organized from Radiation Health Protection Center established at State Health Institute of the Slovak Republic.

The tasks of State health protection include:

     

     

  1. Licensing Procedure
  2. Applicant for licensing of handling of ionizing radiation sources or his professional representative for issues of health protection against radiation (qualified expert) must meet the following criteria:

    The law requires new license whenever there is a change in professional representative.

  3. Supervisory Body

  4. In issues of radiation protection, the State health supervision body is Ministry of Health - Hygienist General of the Slovak Republic. State health supervision in issues of health protection against radiation in nuclear installation in the SR is exercised by Health Protection Against Radiation Center established at the State Health Institute of the SR, Bratislava (COZPZ). COZPZ has currently three departments.

    At nuclear installations, supervision is being performed by the staff of Department of Health Protection Against Radiation in Nuclear Installations. The Department has two sections:

    Also, Environmental Radioactivity Department participates in the monitoring of the nuclear installations surrounding area.


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