Summary Report of the 406th RSK Meeting


The RSK discussed and adopted the statement "Loss-of-coolant accidents involving the release of insulation material and other substances in pressurised water reactors – removal of deposits on sump strainers" prepared by the RSK Committee on PLANT AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (AST).

In the course the discussions of the joint RSK and SSK statement on the GRS report “Safety requirements on the final disposal of high-level radioactive waste in deep geological formations”, the following topics were dealt with in particular

  • Isolation as primary objective of radioactive waste disposal,
  • safety principles and protection goals (in the IAEA standards referred to as fundamental safety functions) / safety assessment strategy for radioactive substances,
  • pros and cons regarding dose-based and risk-based acceptance criteria.