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DEFENCE-IN-DEPTH CONCEPT [1 record]

Record 1 - external organization data 2000-05-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Power Stations
  • Compartment - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
OBS

The basic defence-in-depth philosophy is to maintain at least five barriers to the escape of the most dangerous radioactive materials into the environment ... Safety systems are installed to help keep these barriers intact. ... Defence-in-depth calls for several levels of protective and safety systems, and has been vigorously applied in the design and construction of nuclear reactors.

Key term(s)
  • defence-in-depth concept

French

Domaine(s)
  • Centrales nucléaires
  • Tiroir - Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire
CONT

[...] la CCEA utilise le principe des barrières multiples qui prévoit au moins cinq obstacles pour empêcher la fuite des matières radioactives les plus dangereuses dans l'environnement. Des systèmes de sûreté sont installés pour assurer l'intégrité de ces barrières.

Spanish

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