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Knowledge Loss Risk Management in Nuclear Organizations

IAEA Nuclear Energy Series

STI/PUB/1734 (ISBN: 978-92-0-101816-8)
77 pages ¦ 31 figures ¦ EUR 30.00 ¦ Date published: 2017


This publication provides a methodology to enable knowledge loss risk management to ensure safe reliable and efficient operation of nuclear facilities. It focuses on aspects of knowledge loss risks associated with employee attrition and provides guidance to mitigate them. The described methodology has proved itself in nuclear power plants and can be adopted by any other nuclear related organization. The publication also provides examples of best practices (case studies) of effective knowledge loss risk management gathered from the nuclear power plants and nuclear related organizations as outlined in annexes I V.

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