Environmental risk assessments at Class I nuclear facilities and uranium mines and mills
|Publication Date:||1 January 2012|
This is the first edition of CSA N288.6, Environmental risk assessments at Class I nuclear facilities and uranium mines and mills. It is part of the CSA N288 series of Standards and guidelines on environmental management of nuclear facilities.
The CSA N series of Standards provides an interlinked set of requirements for the management of nuclear facilities and activities. CSA N286-05 (R2010), Management system requirements for nuclear power plants, provides overall direction to management to develop and implement sound management practices and controls, while the other CSA nuclear Standards provide specific technical requirements and guidance that support the management system. This Standard, which addresses the design, implementation, and management of an environmental risk assessment program that incorporates best practices used in Canada and internationally, works in harmony with CSA N286 and does not duplicate the generic requirements of CSA N286; however, it may provide more specific direction for those requirements.
Users of this Standard are reminded that additional and site-specific requirements might be specified by federal, provincial/territori
(a) applicable federal or provincial/territori
(b) regulation, licence, or permit issued pursuant to an applicable statute.
This Standard was prepared by the Subcommittee on Environmental Risk Assessments at Class I Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills, under the jurisdiction of the Technical Committee on Environmental Management for Nuclear Facilities and the Nuclear Strategic Steering Committee, and has been formally approved by the Technical Committee.
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