On behalf of the State, ASN ensures the oversight of nuclear safety and radiation protection in order to protect people and the environment.

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Published on 11/01/2023 at 18:07

ASN-NRC Meeting

The ASN and NRC Commissions met at NRC Headquarters in Rockville (MD, USA) on 9 January 2023 to discuss regulatory priorities and topics of interest...

Published on 26/01/2023 at 16:48

Irregularities in equipment manufacturing at Japan Steel Works

In May 2022, Japan Steel Works (JSW) published reports of irregularities in its Muroran plant in Japan, which mainly concerned turbines for thermal power stations. The irregularities consisted more specifically in the modification of chemical analysis results, residual stress measurements and hardness measurements.

Published on 12/12/2022 at 14:41

Exposure of a worker in excess of the statutory dose limit

On 31 October 2022, ASN was informed by Aperam Stainless France of a significant radiation protection event which had occurred on 28 October 2022 on its Gueugnon site , concerning the accidental exposure of a worker to ionising radiation.
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ASN'S Annual Report

ASN'S Annual Report

The Nuclear Safety Authority presents the abstracts of its report on the state of nuclear safety and radiation protection in France in 2021.

The abstracts of this report is required by Article L. 592-31 of the Environment Code. It was submitted to the President of the Republic,  the Prime Minister and the Presidents of the Senate and the National Assembly and  transmitted to the Parliamentary Office for the  Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Choices, pursuant to the above-mentioned Article.

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