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Description

The PSA Review is conducted by the IAEA staff and international experts of Probabilistic Safety Assessments (PSAs) on the basis of Safety Guides SSG-3* and SSG-4**

Objective

To assist for the assessment of: 1) the adequacy of the treatment of technological and methodological issues in the PSA, 2) whether the PSA applications and conclusions are adequately supported by the provided analysis

Process

The process includes preparatory work by the review team and review meetings that usually last two weeks. Funded by the requesting party or through technical cooperation projects
 

Output

A report summarizing the findings of the review and, if needed, includes a set of recommendations to improve the PSA quality and applicability
   * Development and Application of Level 1 Probabilistic Safety Assessment For Nuclear Power Plants
   ** Development and Application of Level 2 Probabilistic Safety Assessment For Nuclear Power Plants
   

Most Recent PSA Reviews Conducted

Member State
Year
Service
Netherlands
2013
Follow-up PSA Review to Borssele NPP: Level 1 through Level 3 PSA for internal IEs, internal and external hazards (excl. seismic) (power operation & shutdown mode) (EBP funding)
Bulgaria
2013
PSA Review to Kozloduy NPP: Full scope Level 1 PSA (EBP funding)
Armenia
2014
PSA Review to Armenian NPP: Level 1 PSA (EBP Norway)
Switzerland
2014
PSA Review to Leibstadt NPP: Level 1 & 2 PSA (EBP funding)
​Czech Republik 2016​ PSA Review​ to Dukovany TSR​: Level 1 & 2 PSA for internal IEs, internal and external hazards (power operation & shutdown mode) (EBP Czech Republic)
 

See the complete list of PSA Reviews conducted to date.pdfPSA Reviews conducted to date.pdf.