Abreviations

ALARA Basic principle for radiological protection : it means "As Low As Reasonably Achievable"
ARAB-RGPT Algemene Reglement voor Arbeidersbescherming - Réglement Général pour la Protection du Travail
ASME American Society for Mechanical Engineers (USA)
ASN Autorité de Sûreté Nucléaire (France)
AVN

Association Vinçotte Nuclear

   
Bel V Subsidiary of the FANC, performs technical safety analyses and surveillance of the Belgian nuclear installations
BNS Belgian Nuclear Society
   
CELEVAL Evaluation cell of the CGCCR (Belgian emergency planning)
CELINFO Information cell of the CGCCR (Belgian emergency planning)
CELMES Measurement cell (Belgian emergency planning)
CGCCR Governmental Coordination and Emergency Center (Belgium)
CNPE Centre Nucléaire de Production d' Electricité (France)
CNRA Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities (OECD)
CNS Committee for Nuclear Sciences (OECD)
COFECO Federal coordination committee (Belgian emergency planning)
CSN Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear (Spain)
CSNI Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (OECD)
   
EC European Commission
   
FANC Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (Belgium)
   
GRS Gesellschaft für Anlagen-und Reactorsicherheit (Germany)
   
HEC Headquarters Emergency Center of Bel V in Anderlecht
   
IAEA International Agency for Atomic Energy (Vienna)
INES International Nuclear Event Scale (IAEA)
INEX International Nuclear EXercise program on national emergency planning (OECD)
IRSN Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (France)
IRE Institut for Radioelements (Fleurus, Belgium)
IRS Incident Reporting System
IRRT Internationaal Regulatory Review Team (IAEA)
   
MOX Mixed OXide (uranium-and plutoniumoxides)
   
NDT Non Destructive Testing
NRA Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Assessments (department in Bel V)
NRI Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Inspections (department in Bel V)
NIRAS Nationale Instelling voor Radioactief Afval en verrijkte Splijtstoffen (Belgium)
NPP Nuclear Power Plant
NUSC Nuclear Safety Standard Committee (IAEA)
   
OECD Organisation for Economical Collaboration and Development
OSART Operational Safety Analysis Review Team (IAEA)
   
PQM Projects & Quality Management (department in Bel V)
PSA Probabilistic Safety Analysis
PSAEA Event Analysis based on PSA
PWR Pressurized Water Reactor
   
RAMG Regulatory Authority Management Group
   
SCK•CEN Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie (Belgium)
   
TELERAD Belgian Automatic Radiation Monitoring Network
TRC Technical Responsibility Center (teams of specialists of Bel V working together in a given domain)
TSO Technical Safety Organisation
   
USNRC United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USA)
   
WGOE Working Group on Operating Experience (OECD)
WGRISK Working Group on RISK evaluation (OECD)