January 14, 2022
The Government has approved regulations on the training of workers whose activities are closely related to the use of nuclear energy
The Cabinet of Ministers approved the Regulation on the procedure for training, retraining, advanced training and attestation of employees whose activities are closely related to the use of atomic energy (Annex to the PCM dated January 10, 2022 No. 13).
The Regulation defines the procedure for training, retraining, advanced training and attestation (hereinafter “Training”) of employees of operating organizations and other legal entities engaged in activities in the field of nuclear energy use.
The Regulation describes in more detail:
(a) terms, procedures for training and retraining of employees of operating organizations and other legal entities, as well as organizations implementing them;
(b) the procedure, terms, types of attestation and categories of employees subject to attestation;
(c) formation and organization of the activities of the attestation commission;
(d) rules for appealing and reviewing the results of attestation.
Training, retraining and advanced training of personnel necessary for the operation of nuclear energy facilities is carried out through training courses lasting at least 72 hours.
Periodic attestation of employees is carried out in the following terms:
(a) heads, chairmen and deputy chairmen of attestation commissions of operating organizations and other legal entities – once every five years;
(b) employees engaged in the implementation of departmental (industrial) control over the nuclear and radiation safety of operating organizations and other legal entities, technological processes in the field of atomic energy use, accounting and control of nuclear materials and radioactive substances, transporting substances or products based on them, as well as members of attestation commissions – once every three years;
(c) other engineering and other employees – once a year.