Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste
Safety Requirements

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. WS-R-4


Subject Classification: 0611-Radioactive waste management

English STI/PUB/1231; (ISBN:92-0-105705-9); 49 pp.; 0 figures; € 18.00; Date Published: 2006

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This Safety Requirements publication is concerned with providing protection to people and the environment from the hazards associated with waste management activities related to disposal, i.e. hazards that could arise during the operating period and following closure. It sets out the protection objectives and criteria for geological disposal and establishes the requirements that must be met to ensure the safety of this disposal option, consistent with the established principles of safety for radioactive waste management. It is intended for use by those involved in radioactive waste management and in making decisions in relation to the development, operation and closure of geological disposal facilities, especially those concerned with the related regulatory aspects.

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