Disposal of long-lived radioactive waste in engineered facilities deep underground is being widely investigated worldwide in order to protect humans and the environment both now and in the future. Th...
19 July 2004
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
Studies are under way in Switzerland to investigate various aspects of the geological disposal of radioactive waste. This report presents the results of the international peer review organised by the...
23 April 2004
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
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
A central safety function of radioactive waste disposal repositories is the prevention or sufficient retardation of radionuclide migration to the biosphere. Performance assessment exercises in variou...
4 May 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
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
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 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...
15 July 2020
An important activity of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in the field of radioactive waste management is the organisation of independent, international peer reviews of national studies and proje...
8 October 2012
Sweden is at the forefront among countries developing plans for a deep geological repository of highly radioactive waste. There is no such repository in operation yet worldwide, but Sweden, Finland a...
5 July 2012
Analysis of the long-term safety of radioactive waste repositories, using performance assessment and other tools, is required prior to implementation.The initial stage in developing a repository safe...
25 July 2001
This document is a compilation of the abstracts of the presentations presented at the Integration Group for the Safety Case's (IGSC) Workshop on the Handling of Time Scales in Assessing Post-Closure ...
31 May 2002
At its second meeting in Paris, France on 5-7 December 2001, the Working Parting on Decommissioning and Dismantling (WPDD) held a topical sessions on the D&D Safety Case. This report documents that t...
8 March 2002
This document is the final programme of the NEA's Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) workshop on Management of Uncertainty in Safety Cases: The Role of Risk, held in Stockholm, Sweden on 2-...
25 June 2003
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
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 reports the main items discussed and decisions made at the 14th Plenary Meeting of the NEA's Integration Group for the Safety Case's (IGSC) Clay Club, held at the ONDRAF/NIRAS offices i...
1 December 2004