Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2008)1 concerning the proposed programme of work for the IGSC.
25 October 2007
Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2009)7 concerning the topical session devoted to organisational issues.
22 October 2009
Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2010)8 concerning the topical session on optimisation.
20 October 2010
Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2009)2/REV concerning balancing operational and long-term safety considerations.
29 October 2008
Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2006)5 concerning recent progress and new methods of handling FEPs in the safety case.
26 October 2006
Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) brochure on the long-term safety case for geological disposal of radioactive waste.
1 February 2014
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
This document describes the proceedings of an IGSC international workshop was convened in Braunschweig, Germany on 5-7 September 2013, with the purpose of identifying and compiling information on kno...
3 March 2014
This document contains the proceedings of a topical session on The Role of the Biosphere in a Safety Case held during the third Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) meeting in Paris, France o...
26 February 2002
This document contains the proceedings of a topical session on the Safety Case held at the third Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) meeting in Paris, France on 25 November 2001. The topics ...
10 January 2002
The Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) conducted this workshop under the joint auspices of the EC and the NEA, at Keble College, Oxford on 25-27 September...
27 May 2003
During its fifth meeting, held in Paris, France on 5 October 2003, the NEA's Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) conducted a topical session on Observations Regarding the Safety Case in Rece...
13 February 2004
The topical session reported on herein sought to confirm the need to start thinking about the place of monitoring in the context of a safety case and to hear from within the Integration Group for the...
28 January 2005
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
NEA News is the professional journal of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). It features articles on the latest nuclear energy issues concerning the economic and technical aspects of nuclear energy, nucl...
19 December 2014
NEA Expert Group on Operational Safety (EGOS) meeting, 7 October 2019.
18 November 2019
18 November 2019
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
This document is the summary record of the 14th Plenary Meeting of the NEA's Integration Group for the Safety Case's (IGSC) Clay Club, held at the ONDRAF/NIRAS offices in Brussels, Belgium on 20-21 O...
1 December 2004
This document presents a list of Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) documents that have been published since its launching in 2000. It consists of two parts, the first of which lists the pu...
20 October 2005
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
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
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
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
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
This report of the NEA Working Group on Approaches and Methods for Integrating Geological Information in the Safety Case (AMIGO) summarizes the responses from 17 AMIGO participants, including both im...
23 July 2008
At the request of the Swedish government, the OECD-NEA International Review Team (IRT) is examining the application by SKB for a construction license of a spent fuel repository in Sweden. Questionnai...
26 July 2011
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
The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has an acknowledged role in organising independent, international peer reviews of national programmes and studies in the field of radioactive waste management. The NEA...
14 September 2012
A major activity of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in the field of radioactive waste management is the organization of independent, international peer reviews of national studies and projects. The N...
12 June 2012