AN INTEGRATED RISK INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY


Abstract

The regulatory body, established to ensure safety of nuclear facilities, is expected to make right decisions and provide appropriate regulations for the nuclear industry. The traditional manner of its activity has been based on a deterministic approach to safety analyses. However, increased maturity of Probabilistic Safety Assessment (PSA) makes it complementary to deterministic studies. The new IAEA concept, described in this article, is to apply an integrated approach by combining both deterministic and probabilistic insights with other requirements affecting the decision making process.


Keywords

Nuclear Safety; Integrated Risk Informed Decision Making (IRIDM); Probabilistic Safety Assessment (PSA); Deterministic Safety Assessment (DSA)

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Published : 2013-05-16


Borysiewicz, M. J., Kowal, K., Prysiński, P., & Dąbrowski, M. (2013). AN INTEGRATED RISK INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 3(2), 22-34. https://doi.org/10.35784/iapgos.1448

Mieczysław Józef Borysiewicz  manhaz@cyf.gov.pl
National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), Nuclear Energy Department, Nuclear Energy Division, Poland  Poland
Karol Kowal 
National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), Nuclear Energy Department, Nuclear Energy Division, Poland  Poland
Piotr Prysiński 
National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), Nuclear Energy Department, Nuclear Energy Division, Poland  Poland
Marcin Dąbrowski 
National Atomic Energy Agency (NAEA), Department of Nuclear Safety, Division of Inspection of Nuclear Installations, Poland  Poland