share technical, regulatory, or stakeholder related experience in operational safety;
identify plausible hazards in a geological repository, utilizing experience gained from the operation of mines (both uranium and non-radioactive), nuclear facilities and relevant engineering projects from outside the nuclear industry;
share and improve know-how on the practical assessment of hazards;
define best practices and technical solutions for risk prevention and mitigation;
enable the IGSC to foster in-depth exchanges with other international organisations/projects in the field of operational safety.
The modus operandi is as follows:
one regular meeting per year;
one optional, additional workshop per year;
yearly reporting to the annual meeting of the IGSC;
inter-sessional work through electronic means and through ad hoc task groups.
Duration of the Mandate
The duration of the current mandate is two years (2013-2015), renewable at the discretion of the IGSC.
Meetings and Technical Workshops
EGOS second meeting, 6 October 2014
The second meeting of the Expert Group was held on 6 October 2014 at NEA premises in Issy-les-Moulineux, France. The members discussed about on-going projects such as fire risk, the hazard database on operational safety and the questionnaire on co-activity in deep geological disposal facilities.