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Basic Safety Principles for Nuclear Power Plants 75-INSAG-3 Rev. 1

A Report by the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group

INSAG Series No. 12

English STI/PUB/1082 ¦ 92-0-102699-4

97 pages ¦ 4 figures ¦ € 25.50 ¦ Date published: 1999

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The present report is a revision of Safety Series No. 75-INSAG-3 (1988), updating the statements made on the objectives and principles of safe design and operation for electricity generating nuclear power plants. It includes the improvements made in the safety of operating nuclear power plants and identifies the principles underlying the best current safety policies to be applied in future plants. It presents INSAG's understanding of the principles underlying the best current safety policies and practices of the nuclear power industry.

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INSAG, Nuclear Power Plants, Safety Measures, Accident Insurance, Emergency Plans, Radiation Protection, Reactor Safety, Recommendations, Regulations, Commissioning, Design, Operation, Decommissioning, Emergency Preparedness, International Nuclear Safety Group

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