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National Strategy for Regaining Control over Orphan Sources and Improving Control over Vulnerable Sources

Specific Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-19
Specific Safety Guides

English STI/PUB/1510 ¦ 978-92-0-115610-5

100 pages ¦ 4 figures ¦ € 35.00 ¦ Date published: 2011

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This Safety Guide is intended to provide recommendations on the establishment of a national strategy for regaining control over orphan radioactive sources and for improving control over vulnerable radioactive sources. It provides guidance on how to assess the national situation, and develop and implement a national strategy to achieve these goals.

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IAEA Safety Standards, Radiation Sources and Accelerators, Safety Measures, Ionizing Radiation, Safety Regulations, National Strategy, Orphan Sources, Vulnerable Sources, Safety Culture, Waste Management, Sustainable Development, Member States, Radiation Protection, Transport Regulations, Nuclear Energy

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