Results and Summary Reports

All results and consultations of RSK are listed here. Below you find short summaries of the RSK meetings.

Further information on the handling of the consultation results of the RSK by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) are given in Chapter I. Legal framework - 3. Nuclear rules and regulations - b) Recommendations and statements of the RSK, ESK, SSK (on page 8) of the Manual on cooperation between the Federation and the Länder in atomic law (in German).


22.03.2017 STATEMENT Assessment of the implementation of the recommendations of the RSK resulting from the safety review of German research reactors
03.11.2016 STATEMENT Monitoring of know-how and motivation loss and appropriate measures for strengthening motivation and maintaining know-how in the German nuclear energy industry
03.11.2016 STATEMENT Lightning with parameters exceeding the standardised lightning current parameters
18.05.2016 STATEMENT Damage to fuel assembly alignment pins and core components
13.04.2016 Preliminary BRIEF ASSESSMENT Preliminary brief assessment of the safety cases for the reactor pressure vessels of the Belgian nuclear power plants Doel-3 / Tihange-2
10.02.2016 STATEMENT Aspects of the determination of the site-specific design basis flood
09.12.2015 RECOMMENDATION Requirements with respect to spent fuel pool cooling
24.06.2015 RECOMMENDATION Demonstration of residual ductility/residual strength using an ECR limit curve
15.04.2015 RECOMMENDATION Hydrogen release from the containment
15.04.2015 STATEMENT Requirements for LOCA analyses using statistical methods
18.03.2015 STATEMENT Fuel assembly deformation in German pressurised water reactors (PWRs)
14.01.2015 STATEMENT Section-wide unavailabilities due to electrical coupling between redundant sections of the emergency power system of German nuclear power plants
11.12.2014 STATEMENT
(available in German only)
Formation and effects of an unborated water plug during steam generator tube rupture


STATEMENT of the RSK Committee on PLANT AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING (AST) (available in German only)

06.11.2014 RECOMMENDATION Guideline for the performance of integrated event analyses ("Root Cause Analysis")
04.09.2014 Joint RECOMMENDATION
(available in German only)
Basic recommendations for the planning of emergency control measures by the operators of nuclear power plants


Joint RECOMMENDATION of the SSK and the RSK

26.06.2014 RECOMMENDATION Faults in one or two phases of the main, standby or emergency grid connection
22.05.2014 STATEMENT
(available in German only)
The RSK guideline for the implementation of integrated event analyses in comparison with the VGB guideline on the integrated event analysis
06.11.2013 STATEMENT Assessment of the coverage of extreme weather conditions by the existing design
29.08.2013 STATEMENT RSK’s understanding of safety philosophy (published in the Federal Gazette, Official Section, on 05.12.2013, B4)
20.06.2013 STATEMENT
(available in German only)
Specification of requirements related to the 10-hours self-sufficiency in the event of external man-made hazards (man-made hazard conditions)