About INSAF MOX working group

 

      In April, 2000, the INSAF members have met and discussed the Content of Safety in Nuclear Fuel Cycle Industries.
      The members recognized that the importance of nuclear safety was common to the entire global nuclear fuel cycle industry, and agreed to set up the International Network for Safety Assurance of Fuel cycle industries, INSAF, to provide a means of sharing and promoting best practice and an universal safety culture.
   @INSAF has two working groups, which are Uranium working group and MOX working group.
      The objectives of the MOX working group are as follows:
     MOX Working Group members are expected to have safety information exchange meeting including plant tour once a year in principle in order to improve their level of safety knowledge.
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Links (About INSAF)

Press Release (April 26, 2000)

Press Release (December 6, 1999)

        
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History of MOX working group activities

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Date/Place

Presentation and Discussion

Plant tour

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1st

Feb. 2, 2002

at Tokai-mura of Japan

- Safety Training Experience

- Risk Communication

- Criticality Safety In MOX plant

PFPF of JAEA

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2nd

Oct.16-17, 2003

at Sellafield of UK

- Fire Protection

- Ventilation System

- Communication with Local Residents

SMP of Sellafied Ltd.

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3rd

Nov. 16-17, 2004

at Marcoule of France

- Radiation control for working Place

- Environmental monitoring around the site

- Emergency Planning

MELOX of Areva NC

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4th

Oct.13-14, 2005

at Tokai-mura of Japan

- Learning from Experience

- Evaluation of decay heat from Pu and its removing from MOX or Pu storage

PFPF of JAEA

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5th

Nov. 6-7, 2006

at Sellafield of UK

- Quality Management of Gloves

- Management of human factors in the treatment of safety deviations

- Optimization of Quality Inspection and Procedures

SMP of Sellafied Ltd

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