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Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in the Design and Operation of Research Reactors

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-85
Specific Safety Guides

English STI/PUB/2049 ¦ 978-92-0-102723-8

105 pages ¦ € 52.00 ¦ Date published: 2023

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This Safety Guide provides recommendations on radiation protection and radioactive waste management in the design and operation of research reactors, to meet the relevant requirements of IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSR-3, Safety of Research Reactors. It identifies important components that should be considered at the design stage with regard to facilitating radiation protection and radioactive waste management. It also recommends good practices in implementing operational radiation protection and radioactive waste management programmes, and in their optimization. This Safety Guide is a revision of IAEA Safety Standards Series No. NS-G-4.6, which it supersedes.

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IAEA Safety Standards, Radiation Protection, Radioactive Waste Management, Design, Operation of Research Reactors, Safety Measures, Nuclear Reactors, Construction, Applicable Requirements, Safety Objectives, Concepts, Recommendations, Radiological Hazards, Different Types of Research Reactors, Design Stage, Decommissioning, Accident Conditions, Monitoring of Facilities, Personnel, Radioactive Releases, Instrumentation, Emergencies, Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment, Collection Tank, Holding Tank, Good Practices, Implementing Operational Radiation Protection, Dose Limits, Dose Constraints, Authorized Limits, Principle of Optimization, Design Target Dose, Operational States, Lifetime Management, Structures, Systems and Components, Shielding, Packaging, Storage, Documentation, Classification, Segregation, Transport, Radiation Monitoring Programme, Organizational Aspects, Qualification, Training, Liquid Radioactive Waste, Review

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