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Development and Application of Level 1 Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants

Specific Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-3
Specific Safety Guides

Superseded by: IAEA Safety Standards Series - SSG-3 (Rev. 1)

English STI/PUB/1430 ¦ 978-92-0-114509-3

195 pages ¦ 8 figures ¦ € 35.00 ¦ Date published: 2010

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The objective of this Safety Guide is to provide recommendations for meeting the IAEA safety requirements in performing or managing a level 1 probabilistic safety assessment (PSA) project for a nuclear power plant. These recommendations promote technical consistency among level 1 PSA studies and support applications of PSA and risk informed decision making. The Safety Guide’s scope encompasses all operational conditions of the plant and potential initiating events and hazards.

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