IAEA Reviews Operational Safety at Japanese Nuclear Power Station
Assessment of operational safety at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station
An international team of nuclear safety experts led by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today completed an assessment of operational safety at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station in Japan. The Operational Safety Review Team (OSART) noted a series of good practices and made recommendations to reinforce some safety measures during the mission, which was held at the invitation of the Japanese Government. The 14-day review, which began on 29 June, focused on safety measures that have to be in place regardless of whether the plant is operating. ….