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Procedures for Conducting Probabilistic Safety Assessments of Nuclear Power Plants (Level 3): Off-Site Consequences and Estimation of Risks to the Public: A Safety Practice

IAEA Safety Series No. 50-P-12
English STI/PUB/1009 92-0-103996-4
68 4 20.50 1996


This report on Level 3 Probabilistic Safety Assessments (PSAs) completes the series on procedures for conducting PSAs of nuclear power plants. It provides insights into the relative importance of accident prevention and mitigative measures, expressed in terms of the adverse consequences for the health of the public and the contamination of land, air, water and foodstuffs. The relative effectiveness of emergency response planning aspects of off-site accident management and their economic impacts are another important part of a Level 3 PSA.

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