Radiation in dailylife

In the everyday environment, Finns suffer the most health damage from natural radiation - radon at workplaces, at home and in leisure apartments, and from UV radiation, which must be protected from with clothes, shade and cream.

Current issues

The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority's safety assessment and statement on the operating licence application for spent nuclear fuel will not be completed this year. This is stated in the second tertial supervisory report for 2023

The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), together with the nuclear safety authorities of France and the Czech Republic (SÚJB and ASN), has assessed the safety solutions designed for small nuclear reactors (SMR). The assessment was carried out for the purposes of future licencing procedure...