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IAEA Safety Glossary

Terminology Used in Nuclear Safety and Radiation ProtectionMultilingual 2007 Edition — Including the IAEA Safety FundamentalsCD-ROM

Arabic–Chinese–English–French–Russian–Spanish Editions

Non-serial Publications

English STI/PUB/1355 ¦ 978-92-0-058908-9

¦ € 35.00 ¦ Date published: 2008

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The IAEA Safety Glossary defines and explains technical terms used in the IAEA Safety Standards and other safety related IAEA publications, and provides information on their usage.The publication is multilingual and covers the six official IAEA languages,, Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. It has been in use since April 2000. The 2007 Edition is a revised and updated version. The primary purpose of the publication is to harmonize terminology and usage in the IAEA Safety Standards. It is a source of information for users of the IAEA Safety Standards and other safety related IAEA publications and provides guidance for the drafters and reviewers of publications, including IAEA technical officers and consultants, and members of technical committees, advisory groups, working groups and bodies for the endorsement of safety standards.

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