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Risk Informed Regulation of Nuclear Facilities

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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Nuclear power & engineering,
  • Technology,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Reference - General,
  • Nuclear Energy,
  • Nuclear facilities,
  • Nuclear power plants,
  • Risk assessment,
  • Risk management,
  • Safety regulations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12857410M
    ISBN 109201001053
    ISBN 109789201001054

    For example, Section 13 of the Guidelines Order stated that a proposal for an environmental review can be suggested to the Minister of Environment if " Politics requires from science its authority—its certainty Douglas, Garrick, and D. Instead, top management has not taken a strong leadership in implementing safety culture but has left it without well-prescribed definition, too much within the people's discretion, as to whether or not to assume greater responsibility.

    This rational suspicion depresses price, which further discourages sellers of high-quality cars, who continue to leave the market until mostly low-quality cars remain for sale. Garrick, and R. Unfortunately, that was not the case, probably due to an optimistic perception of the regulatory body on the likelihood of such serious terrorist attacks in Japan. This trend appears likely to continue well into the 21st century.

    Command-and-Control System In the course of managing the Fukushima Daiichi accident, the command-and-control system in Japan was criticized, nationally and internationally, in a number of aspects: unclear definition of responsibility within the management structure, and inadequate information dissemination, for instance. In fact, a gradual conversion of the peace movement into an anti-nuclear movement was underway. A more straightforward approach on an active interaction is to stimulate self-actions for continuous improvement in safety based on the INPO rating of an individual plant's safety performance and on a performance-based regulatory system, for example. Thus, decisions on risky technologies can be seen as a two-way street where citizens are not expected to make choices based on technological criteria, but where regulators are expected to make socially "correct" decisions. Scientific criticism of civilian nuclear power came mostly from the United States. This organization was concerned with nuclear weapons testing and risks posed by radioactive fallout.


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Risk Informed Regulation of Nuclear Facilities Download PDF Ebook

The reason for insufficiency of consciousness on the need for such an approach is that the Japanese people are not fully aware of the recent advances in scientific ideas in the area of trans-scientific issues.

A newly emerging second stage of modernity--called by Beck the "risk society"--is concerned with distributing risk or harm.

Gail de Planquethe Risk Informed Regulation of Nuclear Facilities book Commissioner and former head of the Department of Energy's Environmental Measurements Laboratory[11] with Risk Informed Regulation of Nuclear Facilities book Coblentz shared a passion for improving the quality of public education on nuclear technology and transparency in nuclear activities.

Alchemical recipe books, in their description of unfamiliar processes, are nearly impossible to follow. Instrumental activists are interested in changing current political culture through rationally planned mobilization of the public.

More than 20 different dishes, Cantonese family style in a relaxed and beautiful environment that allowed the two delegations to get to know each other better and to make more personal connections. Many critics have viewed this lack of regulatory independence as one of the major reasons for this accident.

Also, the report was criticised on technical grounds regarding the feasibility of deep geological burial of radioactive waste and for its interpretation of the effects of low-level radioactivity on human health and environment.

In the author's view, such human behaviors at many different levels are closely connected with so-called information asymmetry, which is interpreted as a source of social problems widely observed in information societies. Career[ edit ] Nuclear Regulatory Commission[ edit ] Upon exiting the Navy, Coblentz worked briefly at the Waterford Nuclear Generating Station in southern Louisiana, then became a health physics and engineering safety inspector for the U.

With respect to learning from new scientific findings and overseas experiences, a company needs a periodic safety review system to analyze the effectiveness of this self-learning at individual plants.

In essence, this shift represents a re-distribution of "desirable items in scarcity" to a distribution of risks which are undesirably abundant.

Dissident scientific opinion therefore played a significant function in giving the anti-nuclear movement greater momentum. Huge disparities in access to resources and credibility often crush any chance of such groups winning a debate with the nuclear industry on technical grounds alone.

Ideally, public regulatory agencies should not solely set standards and rules for the environment, but themselves become participants in a trilateral regulatory process, including public interest groups, government, and industry Linnerooth, Baldonado, and W.

Risk movements react against the encroachments of large-scale technologies on everyday life, as well as other externalities associated with industrial modernization.

NRC Staff Publishes Paper Advancing Transformation to Embrace Risk

These groups oppose nuclear power precisely because it is an affront to larger social values they hold. Loomis, and E. In Japan, this was the first attempt of a governmental Risk Informed Regulation of Nuclear Facilities book to draw a conclusion concerning a trans-scientific matter, holding nearly meetings open to the public for deliberation and responding to comments from as many stakeholders as possible.

A number of meetings to discuss NRA's review approach have been repeatedly held open to the public; however, the NRA has seemed to shift, albeit very slowly, to a more scientifically reasonable approach, reflecting a variety of different scientific views provided at the public meetings.

In Germany the legal system protects the rights of intervenors to participate without any fear of civil litigation. Unfortunately, that was not the case, probably due to an optimistic perception of the regulatory body on the likelihood of such serious terrorist attacks in Japan.

Support dropped from 41 to 23 percent within this time frame. Comprehensive reform included integration of the ITER Organization with its Domestic Agencies, more effective decision-making and communication, exhaustive reassessment of the construction and assembly schedule and associated costs, finalization of major component design, and creation of a project culture applying the best principles of risk management and systems engineering.

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The ANS report 14 provides an interesting observation on this, from the viewpoint of the societal context for the accident. Garrick is a recognized international authority on the application of the risk sciences to complex technological systems in the nuclear, space, defense, chemical, marine, and transportation fields.

Karcher, and B. The approach being taken by the new regulator, NRA, appears to be similar because Risk Informed Regulation of Nuclear Facilities book has little intention of challenging the nation's emotional perception that the regulator must always triumph over the industry.

In Japan, however, the lessons had not been as thoroughly learned as in other countries. Coblentz noted that ElBaradei had first confronted Mubarak in earlyduring the lead-up to the Iraq War, as well as on subsequent encounters.

On a more applied level, questions about public participation and mechanisms for including the public in techno-social debates should also be examined. Some anti-nuclear groups such as the National Council of Churches reacted against the moral implications of nuclear technology. Morrisson, J.

This portrayal is prefaced by my contention that danger exists independently of human activity and innovation, but risk is a social construct designed to help us manage danger.Safety and Operational Benefits of Risk-Informed Initiatives Introduction Risk-informed activities have become ingrained in U.S.

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This publication addresses the main elements of the risk informed, decision making process and provides guidance on how to implement the risk informed regulation concept.