For a society safe from the effects of radiation
Our vision is a society safe from the effects of radiation. We work proactively and preventively with nuclear safety, radiation protection and nuclear non-proliferation in order to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation, now and in the future.
National action plan for the European Union
On 21 December 2012 the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority submitted the Swedish action plan for the stress tests to ENSREG. The investigations described in the action plan are to have been completed by 2013, 2014 or, alternatively, 2015.
Nuclear power plant safety can also be maintained in the long term
It will be possible to maintain the level of safety at Swedish nuclear power plants in the long term as well provided that the licensees implement additional safety improvements and improve their measures for inspections and maintenance of the reactors. This is the conclusion drawn by an analysis conducted by the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority as assigned by the Government and which was submitted on Wednesday 31 October 2012.
Application received for construction of new nuclear power reactors
Vattenfall AB submitted an application to the Authority on 31 July 2012 concerning replacement of one or two of Vattenfall’s existing reactors with a new reactor(s).
International review team presented final report from peer review of repository application
An international review team have reviewed parts of the repository application from the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB). On Wednesday 13 June, the review team, the IRT, presented their final report.
IAEA review of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority: a stable Swedish system
The Swedish system for radiation safety is stable and well-developed, according to the review results presented by the IAEA to the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority.