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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Spotlight On: The ANS Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences Division
“A group of professionals having fun in the fields of decommissioning and environmental sciences for the nuclear industry.”
That’s how the ANS DESD describes itself on its website (desd.ans.org). The focus of this professional is the development and use of skills and technologies needed for the optimal management of the end-of-life care (decommissioning, decontamination, and remediation), long-term surveillance, and maintenance of nuclear installations, materials, facilities, and sites.
March 2, 2021|12:00–1:30PM (1:00–2:30PM EST)
Available to All Users
The earthquake and subsequent tsunami that caused three reactor meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi on March 11, 2011, forever changed the nuclear power industry in Japan and worldwide. This special discussion that revisits Fukushima on the eve of the 10-year anniversary.
A distinguished panel discusses the lessons we’ve learned, the decontamination and decommissioning approach, and future challenges. The panel, which features several principal members of the ANS Special Committee on Fukushima, also examines what the committee got right and what it got wrong in the Fukushima Daiichi report.
Nuclear News, March 2021 (Webinar Attendees-Only)