You are here

Potential Exposure in Nuclear Safety


Also available in:

Also available in:
Spanish STI/PUB/992 92-0-300197-2
33 11.50 1997


The present report deals with the concept of potential exposure in nuclear and radiation safety, discussing policy aspects, safety assessments, risk considerations and probabilities.
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Aspects of risk; 3. Policy for nuclear and radiation safety; 4. Safety assessments and risk considerations; 5. The implications of low probabilities; 6. Balancing potential and normal exposures; 7. Conclusions; Annex. Probability theory and its application in probabilistic safety assessment.

Stay in touch