This document contains the final programme of the second AMIGO Workshop on Linkage of Geoscientific Arguments and Evidence in Supporting the Safety Case, to be held in Toronto, Canada on 20-22 Septem...
5 September 2005
This document outlines the preliminary programme and pre-registration steps to participate in the third AMIGO Workshop on Approaches and Challenges for the Use of Geological Information in the Safety...
10 April 2007
The key issue in the decommissioning of nuclear facilities is the progressive removal of hazards, by stepwise decontamination and dismantling activities that have to be carried out safely and within ...
30 December 2005
This status report was prepared on behalf of the WPDD by its Task Group on the Decommissioning Safety Case. It reflects the viewpoints and materials of a topical session held in December 2001 plus th...
11 February 2005
15 June 2023
JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, Bucharest, Romania
Momentum in regards to disposal solutions for radioactive waste has rapidly picked up over the last five years. Several countries have entered the licensing phase of establishing a deep geological re...
13 June 2023
This document contains the final programme of the Approaches and Methods for Integrating Geologic Information in the Safety Case (AMIGO) Workshop on Building Confidence using Multiple Lines of Eviden...
22 May 2003
In May 2022, the Forum on Stakeholder Confidence (FSC) and the Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) held a Joint Workshop with stakeholders from Germany, Sweden and Switzerland to assess the ...
21 August 2023
On 17-18 May, experts in radioactive waste management, local stakeholders and non-technical actors convened in Bern, Switzerland, for the IGSC and FSC workshop on the safety case.
23 May 2022
This report presents the proceedings of a workshop on the roles, evolution and interactions of cementitious materials in geological disposal facilities for radioactive waste. The workshop was organis...
2 March 2012
Communication has a specific role to play in the development of deep geological repositories. Building trust with the stakeholders involved in this process, particularly within the local community, i...
20 February 2017
GEOTRAP is the OECD/NEA Project on Radionuclide Migration in Geologic, Heterogeneous Media carried out in the context of site evaluation and safety assessment of deep repository systems for long-live...
13 February 2001
This report is aimed at safety assessors of deep geological repositories and at technical specialists concerned with radioactive waste disposal. It is intended to improve communication among interest...
6 January 2000
The report is aimed at interested parties that already have some detailed background knowledge of safety assessment methodologies and safety cases, including safety assessment practitioners and regul...
4 January 2007
A key challenge in the development of safety cases for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste is handling the long time frame over which the radioactive waste remains hazardous. The intrin...
13 March 2009
The NEA hosted an online expert roundtable discussion on 24 June 2021 on safety case projects of three different types of disposal facilities in member countries.
1 July 2021
Im schweizerischen Projekt Entsorgungsnachweis untersucht die Nagra die Sicherheit der geologischen Tiefenlagerung von radioaktiven Abfällen im Opalinuston des Zürcher Weinlands. Der vorliegende Beri...
22 April 2004
26 October 2022
Venue: NH Hotel Berlin Mitte, Leipziger Str. 106-111, 10117, Berlin, Germany
Radioactive waste is produced in all phases of the nuclear fuel cycle and from the use of radioactive materials in industrial, medical, defence and research applications. Disposal in engineered repos...
14 October 2022
Le dépôt des déchets radioactifs à vie longue dans des formations géologiques profondes fait l’objet d’études approfondies dans le monde entier dans le but de protéger l’homme et l’environnement, auj...
19 July 2004
This document is the draft summary record of the 15th meeting of the Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC), held OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France on 10-11 October 2013.
23 May 2014
This document contains the final programme and registration details of the EBS Workshop on Integration of Engineered Barrier Systems in the Safety Case: The Role of Modelling. The workshop is to be h...
5 July 2005
This document contains the provisional programme and registation details for the EBS Workshop on the Integration of Engineered Barrier Systems in the Safety Case: The Role of Modelling. The workshop ...
15 April 2005
The Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is co-sponsoring a project with the European Commission to develop a greater understanding of how to achieve the ne...
16 November 2004
A joint NEA-EC workshop entitled “Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) in the Context of the Entire Safety Case” was organised in Oxford on 25-27 September 2002 and hosted by United Kingdom Nirex Limited...
3 July 2003
The presence of several barriers serving complementary safety functions enhances confidence that radioactive waste placed in deep geological repositories will be adequately isolated and contained to ...
12 April 2007
In the deep disposal of radioactive waste, the presence of several barriers serving complementary safety functions enhances confidence that the waste will be isolated and contained to protect human h...
16 February 2007
Un « dossier de sûreté » est la synthèse des preuves, analyses et arguments qui permettent de quantifier et de justifier que le dépôt de déchets radioactifs en formation géologique restera sûr après ...
5 May 2009
The Crystalline Club (CRC) is composed of technical experts with experience in evaluating or reviewing the understanding of crystalline rock as host rocks for deep geologic disposal projects. CRC mem...
16 November 2021
This document describes the provisional Programme of Work (PoW) of the Expert Group on Operational Safety in 2013 to 2014. Work activities outlined here were approved by the EG-OS at their kickoff me...
27 June 2013
This document describes the Programme of Work (PoW) of the Expert Group on Operational Safety in 2013 to 2014. Work activities outlined here were approved by the EG-OS at their kickoff meeting h...
27 June 2013
The Expert Group on Operational Safety (EGOS) aims to identify, evaluate and help define international best practice in operating geological repositories for radioactive waste safely.
4 February 2021
The main objective of the Salt Club is to make the current knowledge base on rock salt more readily available to member countries, particularly those countries with adequate rock salt deposits to hos...
10 November 2021
In underground repositories for radioactive waste, significant quantities of gases may be generated as a result of several processes. The potential impact of gas generation, accumulation and migratio...
20 April 2001
When preparing the safety case for a deep geological repository of radioactive waste, the integration of wide-ranging information from multidisciplinary sources is a complex task. This has provided t...
1 June 2004
Radioactive waste is associated with all phases of the nuclear fuel cycle as well as the use of radioactive materials in medicine, research and industry. For the most hazardous and long-lived waste, ...
24 September 2010
L’AEN a organisé en avril 2002 un atelier sur la “Gestion des échelles de temps dans le cadre de l’évaluation de sûreté en phase post-fermeture” de stockages de déchets radioactifs en formation géolo...
1 March 2004
Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) flyer.
24 September 2020
7 December 2022
The Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) has been organising a series of symposia every five years focusing on the development of a competent and robust safety case since 2007, in co‑operatio...
21 November 2023
The main purpose of this status report is to increase awareness and understanding of the potential applications of indicators in the safety case, and provide support for further development in the ar...
3 July 2012
This brochure describes the IGSC’s mission, membership and operation, current issues and work programme, and publications.
1 September 2009
The Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) provides advice to the Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) on major and emerging issues to facilitate the development of waste management st...
17 March 2022
The IGSC has identified various tools that can be used to structure and thus better manage and transfer the ever-increasing amounts of information and knowledge across a project lifetime.
17 August 2020
The design and implementation activities of the Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) focus on how to achieve safety in practice.
3 July 2020
The Scientific Basis activities of the Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) examine important scientific and technical issues for the development and integration of safety cases.
30 June 2020
A “safety case” is the synthesis of evidence, analyses and arguments that quantify and substantiate a claim that a geological repository for radioactive waste will be safe after closure and beyond th...
5 May 2009
Version 3.0 of the International Features, Events and Processes (IFEP) List for the Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste. This is a comprehensive and structured list of generic FEPs, relevan...
18 February 2019
Over the past two decades the NEA, on behalf of requesting countries, has regularly organised international peer reviews of national safety reports in the field of geological disposal of radioactive ...
26 April 2011
International peer reviews of disposal safety cases are regularly carried out under the aegis of the RWMC. A checklist of questions is being provided in order to help the review teams prepare a final...
11 August 2005
The Nuclear Energy Agency carried out an independent peer review of Japan’s siting process and criteria for the geological disposal of high-level radioactive waste in May 2016. The review concluded t...
20 January 2016
The long-term safety of deep disposal of radioactive waste will be strongly dependent on the performance of the geological setting. The geology fulfils important safety functions including isolating ...
22 June 2007