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Finnish report on nuclear safety. Finnish 5th national report as referred to in Article 5 of the Convention on Nuclear Safety

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Abstract

Finland signed on 20 September 1994 the Convention on Nuclear Safety which was adopted on 17 June 1994 in the Vienna Diplomatic Conference. The Convention was ratified on 5 January 1996, and it came into force in Finland on 24 October 1996. This report is the Finnish National Report for the Fifth Review Meeting in April 2011. In Chapter 2 of this report, the measures related to each of the Articles 6 to 19 of the Convention are separately evaluated. The evaluation is based on the Finnish legislation and regulations as well as on the situation at the Finnish nuclear power plants. The reference is made to the IAEA Safety Requirements and other safety standards as appropriate. IAEA's Information Circular 572, Rev. 3, Introduction 28 September 2009, was used as a guideline for the context of the report. In the report, latest safety reviews and plant modernisations are explained in detail including safety assessment methods and key results. Safety performance of Finnish nuclear power plants is also presented by using representative indicators. Finnish regulatory practices in licensing, provision of regulatory guidance, safety assessment, inspection and enforcement are also covered in detail. The fifth National Report is aimed to be a  More>>
Publication Date:
Aug 15, 2010
Product Type:
Technical Report
Report Number:
STUK-B-120
Subject:
98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION; 22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; FINLAND; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; SAFETY; EMERGENCY PLANS; CONSTRUCTION; REGULATIONS; LEGISLATION; DESIGN; RADIATION PROTECTION; LICENSING; REACTOR SITES; REACTOR PROTECTION SYSTEMS
OSTI ID:
1010747
Research Organizations:
Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Helsinki (Finland)
Country of Origin:
Finland
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Other: ISBN 978-952-478-563-1; ISBN 978-952-478-564-8; TRN: FI1104021
Availability:
Available in fulltext at http://www.stuk.fi/julkaisut/stuk-b/stuk-b120.pdf or as a paper copy from Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), P.O.Box 14, FI-00881 Helsinki, Finland
Submitting Site:
FIN
Size:
85 p. pages
Announcement Date:
Apr 11, 2011

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abstractNote = {Finland signed on 20 September 1994 the Convention on Nuclear Safety which was adopted on 17 June 1994 in the Vienna Diplomatic Conference. The Convention was ratified on 5 January 1996, and it came into force in Finland on 24 October 1996. This report is the Finnish National Report for the Fifth Review Meeting in April 2011. In Chapter 2 of this report, the measures related to each of the Articles 6 to 19 of the Convention are separately evaluated. The evaluation is based on the Finnish legislation and regulations as well as on the situation at the Finnish nuclear power plants. The reference is made to the IAEA Safety Requirements and other safety standards as appropriate. IAEA's Information Circular 572, Rev. 3, Introduction 28 September 2009, was used as a guideline for the context of the report. In the report, latest safety reviews and plant modernisations are explained in detail including safety assessment methods and key results. Safety performance of Finnish nuclear power plants is also presented by using representative indicators. Finnish regulatory practices in licensing, provision of regulatory guidance, safety assessment, inspection and enforcement are also covered in detail. The fifth National Report is aimed to be a stand-alone document and does not require familiarisation with the earlier reports. The fulfilment of the obligations of the Convention is described in general and the latest development since the Fourth Review Meeting is specifically described. (orig.)}
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