• English
  • العربية
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Русский
  • Español

You are here

BOSS: Borehole Disposal of Disused Sealed Sources

A Technical Manual

IAEA TECDOC No. 1644
English IAEA-TECDOC-1644 978-92-0-101810-6
104 18.00 2011

Download PDF (1.96 MB)

Description

The management of disused radioactive sources is the responsibility of individual Member States. Accordingly, interest in technologies to allow the safe, secure and sustainable management of disused sealed radioactive sources is growing. This publication is a technical summary on preparing and planning predisposal and disposal activities with regard to the BOSS (borehole disposal of disused sealed sources) system, a safe, simple and cost effective solution for the management of disused sealed radioactive sources. It advises potential implementers and decision makers on the implementation of BOSS, which is expected to provide Member States with a successful tool to contribute to the safety and security of current and future generations.

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.

How to purchase print copies

Resources

  1. Employment
  2. Women
  3. Press

Stay in touch

Newsletter