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Safety and Security

Working with radioactive material requires a high safety and security culture. BATAN has implemented the nuclear safety and security culture accordance with national and international regulations.

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(Bandung, 13 August 2015). BATAN is continue to introduce nuclear security culture to all of its nuclear facilities’ employees. Therefore, BATAN has prepared a security culture agenda by inviting resources who are competent in their field. On August 13th 2015, nuclear security culture dissemination event was done in Bandung. This was a continuation of dissemination performed in BATAN-Jepara on March 2015, where the resource speaker present on that event was from CSCA. This time Ir. Bambang Herutomo as the Head of PRSG was one of the resource speaker of the security culture dissemination in Bandung. Ir. Bambang Herutomo delivered presentation regarding the security culture implementation. He provided an example where one employee must motivate himself to always adhere to comply with the regulations and procedures established by the leadership. According to Ir. Bambang Herutomo, adhere to procedure is one of security culture characteristic.

Welcome remarks was delivered by Prof. Dr. Efrizon Umar as the Head of PSTNT (Applied Nuclear Technology and Science Center). This dissemination event was attended by Dr. Anhar R. Antariksawan as the Deputy of PTN and also advisor to CSCA, which in his remarks said that this dissemination event has been conducted for several times in BATAN. The participant was the representatives of different fields/divisions in PSTNT. Added by Dr. Anhar, that in the end all BATAN’s employees will receive the security culture dissemination. Dr. Anhar also said that security doesn’t belong only to Nuclear Security Unit or the structural people, but it’s belong to all employees. Safety also very important and has been knowns since long ago, the same goes to security, however the interest of security has grown significantly since the September 11th incident in US. The security challenges have become very serious now, if during the cold water there what is called with “State Actor”, now in the current era it is “Non State Actor”. To improve security, IAEA in 2008 issued Nuclear Security Series No. 7, Nuclear Security Culture. The role of personnel becoming very important since security culture put human factor as the asset in the security system.

Khairul in this opportunity presented materials on security culture that focus on IAEA Model Nuclear Security Culture (NSS. No.7) as reference to promote security culture. There are 30 culture indicators and characteristics that covers leadership behavior, management system, and personnel behavior. But what more important in improving security culture is the function of leadership as the Role Model, explained Khairul. He added that by using the IAEA-Self-Assessment Methodology NST026 people can understood the status of security culture implementation in BATAN’s facilities. Chairman of BATAN has inaugurated Center for Security Culture and Assessment (CSCA) on 29 September 2014 in cooperation with IAEA and Center for International Trade and Security-University of Georgia (CITS-UGA), America. CSCA has experts coming from the fields of safety, safeguard, security, quality assurance, reactor operation, psychology, instructor/training and education center, etc. that come from BATAN working unit which one of the responsibility is to become the member of Assessor Team of BATAN’s Security Culture. CSCA will perform its task as assessor after obtaining instruction letter from the leadership. (kh/CSCA).