Safety Functions

  • A specific purpose that must be accomplished for safety. (IAEA Safety Glossary. Terminology used in Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection 2007 Edition)
  • Functions that are necessary to be performed for the facility or activity to prevent or mitigate radiological consequences of normal operation, anticipated operational occurrences and accident conditions. (IAEA. Safety Assessment for Facilities and Activities General Safety Requirements Part 4.GR part 4. 2009)