Working Group on Operating Experience (WGOE)

The main objective of the NEA Working Group on Operating Experience (WGOE) is to improve nuclear safety. It does this by sharing operating experience and knowledge, analysing and providing expert insights from this experience in order to reach timely conclusions on trends, lessons learnt and in the short and medium term, implement effective responses. In the longer term, the WGOE promotes proposals for the re-assessment of safety, identifies areas where additional research is needed, assesses new or revised regulatory inspection practices and shares improvements in operational management of nuclear installations.

In order to accomplish these objectives the working group will:

Related links

NEA News No. 23.1 (2005): Lessons drawn from recent NPP operating experience (pdf, 65 kb)

WGOE mandate

WGOE recent reports

Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (CNRA) overview

WGOE working area (password protected)

E-mail contact: Nancy Salgado

Last reviewed: 10 January 2014