Working Group on Fuel Safety (WGFS)

Recent reports

Proceedings of the Workshop on Nuclear Fuel Behaviour during RIA

Benchmark calculations on Halden IFA-650 LOCA test results

Safety significance of the Halden IFA-650 LOCA test results

State-of-the-art Report on Nuclear Fuel Behaviour under Reactivity Initiated Accident (RIA) Conditions
NEA/CSNI/R(2010)1, NEA No. 6847, ISBN 978-92-64-99113-2

Nuclear Fuel Behaviour in Loss-of-coolant Accident (LOCA) Conditions
NEA/CSNI/R(2009)15, NEA No. 6846, ISBN 978-92-64-99091-3

WGFS Technical Note on LOCA Fuel Cladding Test Methodologies - Compilation of Responses and Recommended Test Characteristics


Review of High Burn-up RIA and LOCA Database and Criteria

The predecessor of the WGFS, the Special expert Group on Fuel Safety Margins, prepared the following reports:

Proceedings from the SEGFSM LOCA Topical Meeting

25-26 May 2004


Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on RIA Fuel Safety Criteria

14-15 May 2002, Aix-en-Provence, France

Volume I; Volume II


Ongoing and Planned Fuel Safety Research in NEA Member States


Fuel Safety Criteria in NEA Member States

Proceedings of the Topical Meeting on LOCA Fuel Safety Criteria
22-23 March 2001, Aix-en-Provence, France
The predecessor of the SEGFSM, the Task Force on Fuel Safety Criteria, prepared the following report:

Fuel Safety Criteria Technical Review

It sets out the results of OECD/CSNI/PWG2 Task Force's work on fuel safety criteria.

Related links

WGFS overview
WGFS mandate
WGFS programme of work
Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) overview

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Last reviewed: 14 February 2011