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Operating Experience from Events Reported to the IAEA Incident Reporting System for Research Reactors


English IAEA-TECDOC-1762 ¦ 978-92-0-100615-8

60 pages ¦ 5 figures ¦ € 18.00 ¦ Date published: 2015

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This publication provides the operating experience feedback from the events reported to the IAEA’s incident reporting system for research reactors since its launch in 1997. The publication has a focus on the root causes, lessons learned, and corrective actions taken to prevent occurrence of similar events. It also analyses the key lessons learned from the recent events in nuclear power plants that are relevant to research reactors. Reference to other publications that cover research reactor events as well as a description of an operating experience programme is included. The publication is intended to be used by research reactor operators, regulators, and designers.

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Research Reactors, Nuclear Reactors, Safety Measures, International Cooperation, Safety Regulations, Nuclear Reactor Accidents, Operation and Maintenance of Research Reactors, Reactor Safety, Operating Experience, Feedback, Incident Reporting System, IRSRR, Root Causes, Lessons Learned, Corrective Actions, Operators, Regulators, Designers

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