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Knowledge and Experience Sharing Workshops

Experience from Construction & Regulatory Oversight of Nuclear Power Plants

Helsinki, August/September 2010

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The materials below were produced from workshops held on the following subjects:

  • Overview of Olkiluoto construction project and its regulatory oversight
  • Resources for licensing and regulatory oversight for a new build
  • Safety Principles and requirements for new NPPs
  • Siting and Environmental Impact Assessment of NPPs
  • Feasibility Studies for a new NPP before choice of the plant type and vendor
  • Principles of regulatory oversight of Licensee's use and control of contractors in a Finnish NPP construction
  • Development of IAEA guidance for NPP construction and its regulation
  • Activities, preparations and expectations before construction license phase
  • Licensee's Management system for a construction project
  • Deterministic safety analyses in the licensing process
  • PRA in the Licensing Process
  • Detailed design of plant systems
  • Principles of regulatory oversight for construction and manufacturing
  • Lessons learned from design, construction, manufacturing and installation of mechanical components
  • Lessons learned from design, construction, manufacturing - civil structures
  • Qualification and approval of pressure equipment manufacturers and inspection and testing organizations
  • Radiation safety aspects in the design of nuclear power plants
  • Regulatory expectations for plant commissioning and safe operation of the plant
  • Lessons learned from design, construction, manufacturing and installation of electrical and I&C equipment

Workshop available on DVD upon request.

Target group: Trainers in NPP regulation and operations
Media: 6 DVDs with Video-Synchronized Power Point Presentations


The information contained in these video lectures cannot be changed or modified in any way and should serve only the purpose of promoting exchange of experience, knowledge dissemination and training in nuclear safety. The information presented does not necessarily reflect the views of the IAEA or the governments of IAEA Member States and as such is not an official record. The IAEA makes no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information. Neither does it warrant that use of the information is free of any claims of copyright infringement. The use of particular designations of countries or territories does not imply any judgment by the IAEA as to the legal status of such countries or territories, of their authorities and institutions or of the delimitation of their boundaries. The mention of names of specific companies or products (whether or not indicated as registered) does not imply any intention to infringe proprietary rights, nor should it be construed as an endorsement or recommendation on the part of the IAEA

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