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IAEA Nuclear Safety Action Plan Dashboard


Action 1 - Safety Assessments

"Undertake assessment of the safety vulnerabilities of nuclear power plants in the light of lessons learned to date from the accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station"

 

Sub Actions

Sub Action Title Activities
1 Member States to promptly undertake a national assessment of the design of nuclear power plants against site specific extreme natural hazards and to implement the necessary corrective actions in a timely manner view
2 The IAEA Secretariat, taking into account existing experiences, to develop a methodology and make it available for Member States that may wish to use it in carrying out their national assessments view
3 The IAEA Secretariat, upon request, to provide assistance and support to Member States in the implementation of a national assessment of the design of nuclear power plants against site specific extreme natural hazards view
4 The IAEA Secretariat, upon request, to undertake peer reviews of national assessments and to provide additional support to Member States view
5 Member States, with the assistance of the IAEA Secretariat, to enhance the transparency and effectiveness of communication among operators, regulators and various international organizations, and strengthen the IAEA coordinating role in this regard, underlining that the freest possible flow and wide dissemination of safety related technical and technological information enhances nuclear safety view
6 The IAEA Secretariat to provide Member States, international organizations and the general public with timely, clear, factually correct, objective and easily understandable information during a nuclear emergency on its potential consequences, including analysis of available information and prognosis of possible scenarios based on evidence, scientific knowledge and the capabilities of Member States view
6 The IAEA Secretariat to organize international experts meetings to analyse all relevant technical aspects and learn the lessons from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station accident. view
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| Last update: Thursday, November 27, 2014.