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​You find here below the list of available e-versions of the IAEA Safety Standards and of the Nuclear Security Series documents, in the hierarchical order. Should you know the number of the document you are looking for, you may just scroll down until you find it. By clicking on a title or the arrows after this title you will open a box showing a short description of that document.

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Safety Fundamentals Safety Requirements Safety Guide Nuclear Safety Glossary Report Nuclear Security Fundamentals Nuclear Security Recommendations Nuclear Security Implementing Guide Nuclear Security Technical Guidance Nuclear Security Glossary

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Fundamental Safety Principles, SF-1 (2006). This publication states the fundamental safety objective and ten associated safety principles, and briefly describes their intent and purpose. The fundamental safety objective applies to all circumstances that give rise to radiation risks. The safety principles are applicable, as relevant, throughout the entire lifetime of all facilities and activities —...
The objective of this Safety Requirements publication is to establish requirements in respect of the governmental, legal and regulatory framework for safety. The framework for safety is to be established for the entire range of facilities and activities, from the use of a limited number of asfd radiation sources to a nuclear power programmes. This Safety Requirements publication covers the...
The objective of this Safety Requirements publication is to establish requirements that support Principle 3 of Fundamental Safety Principles, in relation to establishing, sustaining and continuously improving leadership and management for safety, and an effective management system. This is essential in order to foster and sustain a strong safety culture in an organization. Another objective is to...
These Standards establish requirements for the protection of people and the environment from harmful effects of ionizing radiation and for the safety of radiation sources. These Standards apply for protection against ionizing radiation only, which includes gamma rays, X rays and particles such as beta particles, neutrons, protons, alpha particles and heavier ions. While these Standards do not...
The objective of this Safety Requirements publication is to establish the generally applicable requirements to be fulfilled in safety assessment for facilities and activities, with special attention paid to defence in depth, quantitative analyses and the applications of a graded approach to the ranges of facilities and of activities that are addressed. The publication also addresses the...
The objective of this Safety Requirements publication is to establish, on the basis of the principles established in the IAEA Safety Fundamentals SF-1, the requirements that must be satisfied in the predisposal management of radioactive waste. This publication sets out the objectives, criteria and requirements for the protection of human health and the environment that apply to the siting, design...
General Safety Requirements Part 6 on Decommissioning of Facilities The objective of this publication is to establish the general safety requirements to be met during planning for decommissioning, during conduct of decommissioning actions and during termination of the authorization for decommissioning.
The present publication establishes the requirements for an adequate level of preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency. The application of these requirements is also intended to mitigate the consequences of a nuclear or radiological emergency if such an emergency arises despite all efforts made to prevent it. The fulfilment of these requirements will contribute to the...
The objective of this publication is to establish the requirements for the elements of a site evaluation for a nuclear installation so as to characterize fully the site specific conditions pertinent to the safety of a nuclear installation. The purpose is to establish requirements for criteria, to be applied as appropriate to site and site–installation interaction in operational states and...
This publication establishes requirements and provides criteria for ensuring safety in site evaluation for nuclear installations. The Safety Guides on site evaluation listed in the references section provide recommendations on how to meet the requirements established in this publication. A review of Safety Requirements publications was commenced in 2011 following the accident in the Fukushima...
This publication establishes design requirements for the structures, systems and components of a nuclear power plant, as well as for procedures and organizational processes important to safety that are required to be met for safe operation and for preventing events that could compromise safety, or for mitigating the consequences of such events, were they to occur. This publication is intended for...
The objective of this publication is to establish the requirements which, in the light of experience and the present state of technology, must be satisfied to ensure the safe operation of nuclear power plants. These requirements are governed by the safety objective and safety principles that are established in the Fundamental Safety Principles. This publication deals with the safe commissioning...
This Safety Requirements publication establishes requirements for all main areas of safety for research reactors, with particular emphasis on requirements for design and operation. It explains the safety objectives and concepts that form the basis for safety and safety assessment for all stages in the lifetime of a research reactor. Technical and administrative requirements for the safety of new...
The objective of this publication is to establish requirements that, in the light of experience and the present state of technology, must be satisfied to ensure safety, for all stages in the lifetime of a nuclear fuel cycle facility, i.e. its siting, design, construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning. It is intended to be used by designers, operating organizations and regulators...
The objective of this Safety Requirements publication is to set out the safety objective and criteria for the disposal of all types of radioactive waste and to establish, on the basis of the principles established in SF-1 (2006), the requirements that must be satisfied in the disposal of radioactive waste. This Safety Requirements publication is intended for use by all persons responsible for, and...
The objective of these Regulations is to establish requirements that must be satisfied to ensure safety and to protect persons, property and the environment from the effects of radiation in the transport of radioactive material. This protection is achieved by requiring (a) Containment of the radioactive contents; (b) Control of external radiation levels; (c) Prevention of criticality; (d)...
Several Editions on the Safety Requirements TS-R-1 were issued. You may access these through this file
The purpose of this Safety Guide is to provide recommendations for national authorities on the appropriate management system, organization and staffing for the regulatory body responsible for the regulation of nuclear facilities in order to achieve compliance with the applicable safety requirement.
The purpose of this Safety Guide is to provide recommendations for regulatory bodies on reviewing and assessing the various safety related submissions made by the operator of a nuclear facility at different stages (siting, design, construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning or closure) in the facility’s lifetime to determine whether the facility complies with the applicable safety...
The purpose of this Safety Guide is to provide recommendations for regulatory bodies on the inspection of nuclear facilities, regulatory enforcement and related matters. The objective is to provide the regulatory body with a high level of confidence that operators have the processes in place to ensure compliance and that they do comply with legal requirements, including meeting the safety...

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