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Self-assessment of Nuclear Security Culture in Facilities and Activities

STI/PUB/1761 (978-92-0-111616-1)
107 pages ¦ 8 figures ¦ EUR 55.00


The IAEA has developed a comprehensive methodology for evaluating nuclear security culture. When implemented by a State this methodology will help to make nuclear security culture sustainable. It will also promote cooperation and the sharing of good practices related to nuclear security culture. This publication is the first guidance for assessing nuclear security culture and analysing its strengths and weaknesses within a facility or activity or an organization. It reflects within the context of assessment the nuclear security culture model principles and criteria set out in the Implementing Guide IAEA Nuclear Security Series No. 7. This guidance will be useful for organizations and operating facilities in conducting the self assessment of nuclear security culture by providing practical methods and tools. It will also help regulatory bodies and other competent authorities to understand the self assessment methodology used by operators encourage operators to start the self assessment process or if appropriate conduct independent assessments of nuclear security culture.


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