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Geological Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste

Specific Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-14
Specific Safety Guides

English STI/PUB/1483 ¦ 978-92-0-111510-2

104 pages ¦ 2 figures ¦ € 32.00 ¦ Date published: 2011

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This Safety Guide provides guidance on prevailing good practices for meeting and demonstrating compliance with, the Safety Requirements on Disposal of Radioactive Waste in a systematic and comprehensive manner. It covers aspects related to siting, design, construction, operation and closure, including the safety case, its supporting safety assessments and the regulatory process. The publication addresses both operational and long term safety of geological disposal facilities for waste that pose a hazard for at least several thousand years.

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