The Seibersdorf Academy is Austria‘s largest training center for radiation protection. As well as an extensive training program for the civilian sectors of medicine, technology, and research, we also offer a special modular training system in radiation protection and disaster control for members of the military and emergency services, i.e. police, fire department, and rescue services.
We have more than 50 years of experience in providing radiation protection training. More than 50,000 emergency services members to date have been trained in Seibersdorf.
Building on more than 75 years’ field experience in NBC defense, international weapons inspection, emergency response, medicine, forensics, counter-terrorism and non-destructive investigation, HZS offers a full spectrum service with core competencies covering the use of biological and chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, explosives and radioactive materials.
The Seibersdorf Academy has its own facilities for providing training in dealing with unsealed and sealed sources of radiation and with X-ray equipment. A wide variety of different measuring devices, practice materials, and radiation sources, of course, are also available for training purposes.