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Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment & Management (PSAM)

Michael G. Stamatelatos
Michael G. Stamatelatos
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Harold S. Blackman
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Past experiences from nuclear accidents have clearly shown the importance of being prepared to manage these situations from public information to implementation of protective actions.

The paper describes first the emergency response organization, the general organizational scheme of actions and the criteria for the implementation of protective actions for Nuclear Power Plants in France. The distances up to which main countermeasures are planned in details — the emergency planning zones - are presented although the application of the plan would require a degree of flexibility to take account of the conditions prevailing at time.

Up to now, the definition of...

Background : Emergency Response Organization in France
Methodology Used for Accident Progression Assessment and Releases Assessment in Level 2 PSA at IRSN
Link between Level 2 PSA Activities and IRSN Technical Crisis Center
Outlook: A New Generation Of Computational Codes for Prediction of Atmospheric Dispersion of Source Terms
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