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Document ID (ISN)111768
CIS number 11-0419
ISBN(s) 978-92-0-104809-7
Year 2010
Convention or series no. Specific Safety Guide No.SSG-5
Title Safety of conversion facilities and uranium enrichment facilities
Bibliographic information International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wagramerstrasse 5, P.O. Box 100, 1400 Wien, Austria, 2010, xiv, 78p. Illus. 10 ref. Price: EUR 28.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access Specific_Safety_Guide_No.SSG-5.pdf [in English]
Abstract This safety guide supplements the publication on safety of fuel cycle facilities and addresses all the stages in the life cycle of conversion facilities (CFs) and enrichment facilities (EFs), with emphasis placed on design and operation. It describes the actions, conditions and procedures for meeting safety requirements and deals specifically with the handling, processing and storage of depleted, natural and low enriched uranium. The publication is intended to be of use to designers, operating organizations and regulators for ensuring the safety of conversion and enrichment facilities.
Descriptors (primary) IAEA; uranium and compounds; nuclear fuel processing; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) safety by design; safety guides; limitation of exposure
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceIAEA
Subject(s) Safety organization and training
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution
Ionizing radiation