MINSK, 5 August (BelTA) – An Operational Safety Review mission (Pre-OSART) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) started working at the Belarusian nuclear power plant on 5 August, the press service of the Belarusian Energy Ministry told BelTA.
The mission is supposed to verify the state enterprise Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant is ready to commission the nuclear power plant and operate it safely later on.
The IEAE team will look into ten fields, including leadership and management of the enterprise; nuclear power plant operation and maintenance; personnel training and qualification; radiation protection, chemistry, and sharing of operational experience; accident management, emergency preparedness and response.
The mission will keep working till 22 August.
Pre-OSART (Operational Safety Review Team) missions are invited in line with IAEA regulations to examine nuclear power plants under construction or about to be commissioned before nuclear fuel is loaded.More about Society