Working Group on Inspection Practices (WGIP)


In this context, the mandate of the Working Group on Inspection Practices (WGIP) is to share experience and knowledge, both on technical and human aspects, from inspection practices and programmes for operating civilian nuclear facilities and activities.

In the field of nuclear safety, considering as appropriate and when relevant any interface with security, the WGIP aims to compare inspection practices and programmes as well as the organisation of regulatory bodies between its members in order to identify and promote commendable practices.

The WGIP will analyse and provide expert insights from inspection practices. It will discuss current and future issues. It will identify practical methods to help regulatory bodies advance the effectiveness and efficiency of their inspection practices and programmes, for all types of inspections, including vendors and construction inspections, with a purpose to improve the level of safety of operating civilian nuclear facilities and activities.


To further this mandate, the WGIP will identify and share:

Working methods

In terms of working methods, the WGIP will:


Related links

WGIP overview

WGIP recent reports

Working Group on Operating Experience (WGOE)

Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities


Last updated: 19 February 2017