Division of Nuclear Installation Safety

The Division of Nuclear Installation Safety supports Member States in establishing the appropriate safety infrastructure and in continuously improving the safety of nuclear installations during site evaluation, design, construction and operation. The Division contributes to the development of safety standards for nuclear installations and provides safety reviews and advisory services to support their effective application.

The Division supports Member States in building and sustaining capacity in nuclear safety, including education and training, human resource development, knowledge management and knowledge networks through a wide range of activities. It fosters global exchange of information and regulatory and operating experience, and it coordinates research and development activities. The Division strengthens international cooperation including by assisting adherence to and implementation of the Convention on Nuclear Safety and the Code of Conduct on the Safety of Research Reactors.

In addition, the Division supports the implementation of relevant IAEA extra budgetary programmes, and it assists other parts of the IAEA in nuclear installation safety matters.

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