Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI)

The mission of the Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) is to assist member countries in maintaining and further developing the scientific and technical knowledge base required to assess the safety of nuclear reactors and fuel cycle facilities. The Committee is made up of senior scientists and engineers, with broad responsibilities for safety technology and research programmes, and representatives from regulatory authorities.



Working methods

Joint CSNI/CNRA Strategic Plan and Mandates

Review of the Role, Activities and Working Methods of the CSNI

CSNI structure

Task groups

CSNI Task Group on the Robustness of Electrical Systems of NPPs (ROBELSYS)

CSNI Senior Expert Group on Safety Research Opportunities Post-Fukushima (SAREF)

Completed task groups

CSNI Task Group on Defence in Depth of Electrical Systems and Grid Interaction (DIDELSYS)

CSNI Task Group on Safety Margin Applications and Assessment (SM2A)

CSNI Task Group on Advanced Reactor Experimental Facilities (TAREF)

CSNI Task Group on Sump Clogging

Working groups

CSNI Programme Review Group (PRG)

Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (WGIAGE)

Working Group on Analysis and Management of Accidents (WGAMA)

Working Group on Risk Assessment (WGRISK)

Working Group on Human and Organisational Factors (WGHOF)

Working Group on Fuel Safety (WGFS)

Working Group on Fuel Cycle Safety (WGFCS)

Working Group on External Events (WGEV)

Joint research projects

Ongoing experimental projects

Ongoing event records database projects

Completed projects

Safety joint project data

Other meetings for CNRA and CSNI members

CSNI members' area (password protected | reminder)

CSNI meetings (password protected | reminder)

Joint CNRA and CSNI Ad hoc Group on the Safety of Advanced Reactors (GSAR) (password protected | reminder)


Javier Reig,

Last reviewed: 2 October 2015