|Document ID (ISN)||48017|
|Convention or series no.
||Warning equipment for criticality accidents
||Equipement de signalisation des accidents de criticité [in French]|
||International Electrotechnical Commission, 3 rue de Varembé, 1211 Genève 20, Switzerland, 1st edition, 1987. 37p.
||This international standard is applicable to equipment intended to detect ionizing radiation from, and provide warning of, a criticality accident in a nuclear power plant. It is intended to limit the probability of serious radiation exposure to personnel by providing immediate detection and alarm initiation. This standard prescribes general requirements and provides acceptable criteria for warning equipment for critical accidents. It specifies, for the equipment described, general characteristics, operating characteristics, electrical, mechanical and environmental characteristics, test procedures and documentation.
||ionizing radiation; automatic alarms; radiation accidents; nuclear power stations; dosimetry; IEC
||radiation monitoring instruments; workplace monitoring; standard; personnel monitoring; absorbed dose; exposure evaluation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Broad subject area(s)
||Power generation and distribution