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Assessment of Defence in Depth for Nuclear Power Plants

English STI/PUB/1218 92-0-114004-5
120 78 28.00 2005

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This publication provides specific technical information on implementation of the defence in depth concept in the siting, design, construction and operation of nuclear power plants (NPPs). It describes a method for verifying capabilities for implementation of defence in depth in existing NPPs. For given objectives of each level of defence, a set of challenges to achieve these objectives is identified as well as several constitutive mechanisms leading to these challenges, and a list of possible safety provisions which contribute to prevention of these mechanisms is provided. This book is intended to serve as a reference primarily for self-assessment of the comprehensiveness and quality of defence in depth provisions by NPP operators, but it can also be used by regulators or independent reviewers. It offers a complementary tool for evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of defence in depth in a specific NPP.

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