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Safety of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities

Specific Safety Requirements

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSR-4
Specific Safety Requirements

English STI/PUB/1791 ¦ 978-92-0-103917-0

135 pages ¦ 1 figure ¦ € 48.00 ¦ Date published: 2017

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This Safety Requirements publication establishes a basis for safety and for safety assessment at all stages in the lifetime of nuclear fuel cycle facilities. A broad scope of requirements is established for site evaluation, design, construction, commissioning, operation and preparation for decommissioning that must be satisfied to ensure safety. These requirements apply to facilities for conversion, enrichment, nuclear fuel production, storage of fresh and spent fuels, reprocessing, preparation for disposal, and associated research and development facilities.

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IAEA Safety Standards, Fuel Fabrication and Storage, Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities, Safety Measures, Management, Nuclear Fuels, Fuel Cycles, Safety Assessment, Lifetime, Service Life, Safety Requirements, Member States, Uranium, Conversion, Plutonium, MOX, Hazardous Material, Graded Approach, Regulatory Infrastructure, Site Evaluation, Design, Commissioning, Maintenance, Decommissioning, Shutdown, Analysis, Radiation Protection, Operation, Testing, Inspection, Defence in Depth, Construction, Control System, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Hazards, Waste, Ageing, Refining, Enrichment

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