Training reactor VR-1

Reactor safety

During the operation of any nuclear installation is necessary to follow safety instructions in nuclear safety, radiation protection, physical protection and emergency preparedness.

  • The reactor nuclear safety is, according to the Czech law, defined as the state and capability of the facility and staff to prevent incontrollable expansion of nuclear chain reaction and unallowable escape of radioactive materials or ionizing radiation into the environment and to limit consequences of the accidents.
  • Radiation protection of the reactor is defined by the Czech law as a system of technical and organizational precautions leading to reduction of irradiation of persons and environment.
  • Physical protection of the reactor is, according to Czech law, defined as a system of technical and organizational precautions against unauthorized actions with nuclear facilities, nuclear materials, and selected items.
  • Emergency preparedness of the reactor is, according to the Czech law, defined as an ability to recognize radiation accident occurrence and ability to fulfill the precautions defined by emergency plan in case that such an accident occurs.

 

 

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