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Document ID (ISN)111260
CIS number 10-0864
ISBN(s) 978-92-0-109109-3
Year 2009
Convention or series no. Safety Guide No. SSG-1
Title Borehole disposal facilities for radioactive waste - Specific safety Guide
Bibliographic information International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wagramerstrasse 5, P.O. Box 100, 1400 Wien, Austria, 2009. 98p. Illus. 48 ref. Price: EUR 32.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access Safety_Guide_No. SSG-1.pdf [in English]
Abstract This guide addresses the safety issues relevant to the disposal of disused sealed sources and provides guidance on meeting the safety requirements and criteria for such facilities. In addition to making recommendations on safety for borehole facilities, such as in site selection and characterization, design and operation, and for closure and post-closure, it also covers provision for containment and isolation, and the performance requirements of the engineered components of the disposal system.
Descriptors (primary) IAEA; well drilling; disposal of radioactive waste
Descriptors (secondary) neighbourhood protection; safety guides; legal aspects; description of technique
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceIAEA
Subject(s) Radiation
Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Ionizing radiation