ISO 1709:1995

Nuclear energy -- Fissile materials -- Principles of criticality safety in storing, handling and processing

Specifies the basic principles and limitations which govern operations with fissile materials. Describes general criticality safety criteria for equipment design and for the development of operating controls. Does not cover quality assurance requirements or details of equipment or operational procedures, does not deal with the effects of radiation on man or materials.These criteria apply to operations with fissile materials outside nuclear reactors but within the boundaries of nuclear facilities. Replaces the first edition, which has been technically revised.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1995-10
  • Edition : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 85/SC 5
    Nuclear installations, processes and technologies
  • 27.120.30
    Fissile materials and nuclear fuel technology

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