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Nuclear Safety

Delivering right first time nuclear safety solutions

What is nuclear safety?

The scope of nuclear safety and its regulation covers the whole of the nuclear fuel cycle. It is the achievement of proper operating conditions and the prevention or mitigation of accident consequences, resulting in protection of workers, the public and the environment from undue radiation hazards.

Why is nuclear safety Important?

Safety is of paramount importance within the national and international nuclear industry. It encompasses the identification and prevention of hazardous conditions, leading to the implementation of safe operating conditions. TÜV SÜD works across the international nuclear estate and throughout the supply chain offering clients assurance that nuclear risk management is at the heart of their activities.

What Services can TÜV SÜD Provide

TÜV SÜD can provide the following nuclear safety consultancy services:

  • Right-first-time safety cases for the design, construction, commissioning, operation, modification and decommissioning of nuclear facilities and the transport of nuclear material
  • Safety case management
  • Safety case strategy
  • Optioneering studies
  • Hazard identification studies
  • Hazard management strategies
  • Hazard analysis including radiological consequence assessment, design basis accident analysis and probabilistic risk assessment
  • Safety case documentation including overarching safety case reports, HAZANs and other supporting documentation.
  • Derivation and categorisation of Safety Functional Requirements
  • Fault schedules
  • Safety classification of systems, structures and components
  • Engineering schedules
  • ALARP justifications
  • Independent Nuclear Safety Assessment (INSA) and Peer Review
  • Engineering Design Substantiation
  • Periodic Safety Reviews
  • Licensing and Regulatory Management

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