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For a society safe from the effects of radiation

Our vision is a society safe from harmful 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.

SSM's consultation response to the land and environmental court: SKB has the potential to fulfil repository safety requirements

The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority has assessed that the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB) has the potential to comply with the Authority’s nuclear safety and radiation protection requirements for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Consequently, the Authority recommends in its statement of findings to the land and environmental court that the repository system should be deemed a permissible activity according to the Swedish Environmental Code.

The IAEA’s review: Solid Swedish system for nuclear safety and radiation protection

The Swedish system for nuclear safety and radiation protection is solid and continues to show good progress. This is the conclusion from the follow-up review presented by a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to the Swedish Government and Swedish Radiation Safety Authority. International experts on nuclear safety and radiation protection have performed a weeklong follow-up of the Authority’s work since the IRRS (Integrated Regulatory Review Service) review mission that took place in 2012.


Professor Bo Lindell, former director general of SSI, has passed away

Professor Bo Lindell succeeded Rolf Sievert and was Director of the Swedish Radiation Protection Authority, SSI, between 1965 and 1982. Professor Lindell passed away on 10 November at the age of 94. He belonged to the leading figures of the generation that succeeded the pioneers of radiological protection, laying the foundation for the system of radiological protection still used today.