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Developing a Nuclear Security Contingency Plan for Nuclear Facilities

Technical Guidance

IAEA Nuclear Security Series No. 39-T
Technical Guidance

English STI/PUB/1873 ¦ 978-92-0-105219-3

33 pages ¦ € 30.00 ¦ Date published: 2019

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This publication provides guidance to States, competent authorities and operators on how to develop and maintain contingency plans for nuclear facilities. It can be used as a starting point for organizations that have not previously prepared or developed contingency plans, as well as a reference for organizations that wish to validate or improve their existing contingency plans. It is intended for use by senior managers and security specialists charged with developing such plans and by competent authorities responsible for their oversight.

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IAEA Nuclear Security, Technical Guidance, Good Practices, Contingency Plan, Emergency Plan, Operator, Competent Authority, Off-Site Response, Implementing Procedure, Action Matrix, Nuclear Material, Radioactive Material, International Nuclear Security Instruments, Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources, NSGC, Nuclear Security Guidance Committee, International Cooperation, Developing Contingency Plans, Contingency Plan Sustainability, Security, Sustainability

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