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Sector's classified installations

Classification sections: 1700, 1710, 1711, 1720, 1721, 2685
Standard orders: 2685.

Classified Installations Legislation references

Ionising radiations
Healthcare waste
Treatment of hospital waste

Context, issues and problems

The legislation on classified installations for environmental protection is likely to apply to the following facilities:

  • hospitals / clinics
  • pharmacies
  • general practitioners

…operating the following activities:

  • radioactive sources, sealed or otherwise
  • drugs manufacturing / division
  • hospital waste management

The activities under the Public health code (monitored by the DDASS - Departmental Directorate for Health and Social Affairs) should be distinguished from those under the Public Building regulation (monitored by civil safety authorities) and the Environmental code (monitored by the Inspectorate of classified installations for environmental protection).

The competence of the ASN (Nuclear Safety Authority) in the field of radiation protection should be pointed out.

Ongoing actions in the sector


Useful sites

ANDRA: National Agency for the Management of Radioactive Waste
ASN: Nuclear Safety Authority
IRSN: Institute of radiation protection and nuclear safety
DRASS: Regional directorate for health and social affairs