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Code on the Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Siting

IAEA Safety Series No. 50-C-S (REV. 1)

English STI/PUB/797 ¦ 92-0-123388-4

¦ € 9.50 ¦ Date published: 1988


This code recommends how to evaluate the site related factors that are taken into account to ensure that the plant–site combination does not constitute an unacceptable risk. After defining the roles of the applicant and the regulatory body in site selection, evaluation and approval, general criteria are given for selecting proposed sites and assessing their suitability, for determining site related safety requirements and for evaluating the acceptability of a site to accommodate a particular nuclear plant.

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