IAEA Safety Standards Series

The table below lists all valid (December 2018) Safety Standards.

Further information your will find under https://www.iaea.org/resources/safety-standards/search

Safety Fundamentals
  • Fundamental Safety Principles
    Safety Fundamentals, SF-1, published Tuesday, 07. November 2006

General Safety Requirements
  • Governmental, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Safety
    General Safety Requirements, GSR Part 1 (Rev. 1), published Monday, 29. February 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS463
  • Leadership and Management for Safety
    General Safety Requirements, GSR Part 2, published Thursday, 30. June 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS456
  • Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards
    General Safety Requirements, GSR Part 3, published Saturday, 19. July 2014
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS379
  • Safety Assessment for Facilities and Activities
    General Safety Requirements, GSR Part 4 (Rev. 1), published Monday, 29. February 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS466
  • Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste
    General Safety Requirements, GSR Part 5, published Tuesday, 19. May 2009
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS353
  • Decommissioning of Facilities
    General Safety Requirements, GSR Part 6, published Tuesday, 08. July 2014
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS450
  • Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
    General Safety Requirements, GSR Part 7, published Thursday, 12. November 2015
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS457

Specific Safety Requirements
  • Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations
    Safety Requirements, NS-R-3 (Rev. 1), published Sunday, 28. February 2016
    Remark: please refer DS484
  • Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design
    Specific Safety Requirements, SSR-2/1 (Rev. 1), published Saturday, 12. March 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS465
  • Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Commissioning and Operation
    Specific Safety Requirements, SSR-2/2 (Rev. 1), published Monday, 29. February 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS467
  • Safety of Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Requirements, SSR-3, published Monday, 07. November 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS476
  • Safety of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities
    Specific Safety Requirements, SSR-4, published Monday, 16. October 2017
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS478
  • Disposal of Radioactive Waste
    Specific Safety Requirements, SSR-5, published Thursday, 05. May 2011
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS354
  • Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
    Specific Safety Requirements, SSR-6, published Monday, 22. October 2012
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS437
  • Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
    Specific Safety RequirementsSSR-6 (Rev.1), published Thursday, 28. June 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS495

General Safety Guides
  • Arrangements for Preparedness for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
    General Safety Guide, GS-G-2.1, published Wednesday, 23. May 2007
    Remark: please refer to DS504
  • Application of the Management System for Facilities and Activities
    General Safety Guide, GS-G-3.1, published Friday, 28. July 2006
    Remark: please refer to DS513
  • The Management System for the Processing, Handling and Storage of Radioactive Waste
    General Safety Guide, GS-G-3.3, published Wednesday, 02. July 2008
    Remark: please refer to DS477
  • The Management System for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste
    General Safety Guide, GS-G-3.4, published Tuesday, 01. July 2008
    Remark: please refer to DS477
  • The Management System for Nuclear Installations
    General Safety Guide, GS-G-3.5, published Monday, 05. October 2009
    Remark: please refer to DS513
  • Format and Content of the Safety Analysis Report for Nuclear Power Plants
    General Safety Guide, GS-G-4.1, published Tuesday, 27. April 2004
    Remark: please refer to DS449
  • Classification of Radioactive Waste
    General Safety Guide, GSG-1, published Monday, 28. December 2009
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS390
  • Criteria for Use in Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
    General Safety Guide, GSG-2, published Thursday,17. March 2011
    Remark: please refer to DS504
  • The Safety Case and Safety Assessment for the Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste
    General Safety Guide, GSG-3, published Thursday,18. April 2013
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS284
  • Justification of Practices, Including Non-Medical Human Imaging
    General Safety Guide, GSG-5, published Friday, 17. October 2014
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS401
  • Communication and Consultation with Interested Parties by the Regulatory Body
    General Safety GuideGSG-6published Monday,  25. September 2017
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS460
  • Occupational Radiation Protection
    General Safety Guide, GSG-7, published October 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS453
  • Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment
    General Safety Guide, GSG-8, published Tuesday, 10. May 2018.
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS432
  • Regulatory Control of Radioactive Discharges to the Environment
    General Safety Guide, GSG-9, published October 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS442
  • Prospective Radiological Environmental Impact Assessment for Facilities and Activities
    General Safety Guide, GSG-10, published September 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS427
  • Arrangements for the Termination of a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
    General Safety Guide, GSG-11, published Friday, 09. March 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS474
  • Organization, Management and Staffing of a Regulatory Body for Safety
    General Safety Guide, GSG-12, published September 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS472
  • Functions and Processes of the Regulatory Body for Safety
    General Safety Guide, GSG-13, published September 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS473
  • Environmental and Source Monitoring for Purposes of Radiation Protection
    General Safety Guide, RS-G-1.8, published Monday, 22. August 2005
    Remark: please refer to  DS505
  • Categorization of Radioactive Sources
    General Safety Guide, RS-G-1.9, published Monday, 15. August 2005
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS343
  • Schedules of Provisions of the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2005 Edition)
    General Safety Guide, TS-G-1.6published Saturday, 22. May 2010
    Remark: please refer to  DS506
  • Schedules of Provisions of the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2009 Edition)
    General Safety Guide, TS-G-1.6 (Rev. 1), published Wednesday, 12. March 2014
    Remark: please refer to  DS506
  • Management of Radioactive Waste from the Mining and Milling of Ores
    General Safety Guide, WS-G-1.2, published Thursday,10. October 2002
    Remark: please refer to DS459
  • Decommissioning of Medical, Industrial and Research Facilities
    General Safety Guide, WS-G-2.2, published Tuesday, 07. December 1999
    Remark: please refer to DS403
  • Management of Waste from the Use of Radioactive Material in Medicine, Industry, Agriculture, Research and Education
    General Safety Guide, WS-G-2.7, published Thursday, 26. May 2005
    Remark: please refer to DS454
  • Remediation Process for Areas Affected by Past Activities and Accidents
    General Safety Guide, WS-G-3.1, published Thursday, 01. March 2007
    Remark: please refer to  DS468
  • Release of Sites from Regulatory Control on Termination of Practices
    General Safety Guide, WS-G-5.1, published Wednesday, 08. November 2006
    Remark: please refer to DS473
  • Safety Assessment for the Decommissioning of Facilities Using Radioactive Material
    General Safety Guide, WS-G-5.2, published Tuesday, 24. February 2008
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS376
  • Storage of Radioactive Waste
    General Safety Guide, WS-G-6.1, published Tuesday, 28. November 2006
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS292

Specific Safety Guides
  • Design of Fuel Handling and Storage Systems in Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.4, published Friday, 08. August 2003
    Remark: please refer to DS487
  • External Events Excluding Earthquakes in the Design of Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.5, published Wednesday,17. December 2003
    Remark: please refer to DS498
  • Seismic Design and Qualification for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.6, published Monday, 20. October 2003
    Remark: please refer to DS490
  • Protection Against Internal Fires and Explosions in the Design of Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.7, published Tuesday, 02. September 2004
    Remark: please refer to DS494
  • Design of the Reactor Coolant System and Associated Systems in Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.9, published Tuesday, 23. September 2004
    Remark: please refer to DS481
  • Design of Reactor Containment Systems for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.10, published Wednesday, 22. September 2004
    Remark: please refer to DS482
  • Protection against Internal Hazards other than Fires and Explosions in the Design of Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.11, published Monday, 04. October 2004
    Remark: please refer to DS494
  • Design of the Reactor Core for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.12, published Tuesday, 26. May 2005
    Remark: please refer to DS488
  • Radiation Protection Aspects of Design for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-1.13, published Friday, 09. December 2005
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS313
  • Fire Safety in the Operation of Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.1, published Friday, 15. September 2000
    Remark: please refer to DS503
  • Operational Limits and Conditions and Operating Procedures for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.2, published Tuesday, 19. December 2000
    Remark: please refer to DS497
  • Modifications to Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.3, published Tuesday, 23. October 2001
    Remark: please refer to DS497
  • The Operating Organization for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.4, published Friday, 07. December 2001
    Remark: please refer to DS497
  • Core Management and Fuel Handling for Nuclear Power Plants Safety Guide
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.5, published Wednesday, 05. June 2002
    Remark: please refer to DS497
  • Maintenance, Surveillance and In-Service Inspection in Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.6, published Tuesday, 29. October 2002
    Remark: please refer to DS497
  • Recruitment, Qualification and Training of Personnel for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.8, published Tuesday, 19. November 2002
    Remark: please refer to DS497
  • Ageing Management for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.12, published Friday, 06. February 2009
    Remark: please refer to DS485
  • Evaluation of Seismic Safety for Existing Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.13, published Tuesday, 26. May 2009
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS383
  • Conduct of Operations at Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.14, published Friday, 29. August 2008
    Remark: please refer to DS497
  • Severe Accident Management Programmes for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-2.15, published Tuesday, 14. July 2009
    Remark: please refer to DS483
  • External Human Induced Events in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-3.1, published Wednesday, 05. June 2002
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS258
  • Geotechnical Aspects of Site Evaluation and Foundations for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-3.6, published Friday, 11. March2005
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS300
  • Commissioning of Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-4.1, published Thursday, 14. December 2006
    Remark: please refer to  DS509
  • Maintenance, Periodic Testing and Inspection of Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-4.2, published Friday, 15. December 2006
    Remark: please refer to DS509
  • Core Management and Fuel Handling for Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-4.3, published Thursday, 22. May 2008
    Remark: please refer to DS509
  • Operational Limits and Conditions and Operating Procedures for Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-4.4, published Wednesday, 02. July 2008
    Remark: please refer to DS509
  • The Operating Organization and the Recruitment, Training and Qualification of Personnel for Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-4.5, published Thursday, 24. July 2 008
    Remark: please refer to DS509
  • Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in the Design and Operation of Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, NS-G-4.6, published Tuesday, 10. March 2009
    Remark: please refer to DS509
  • Application of the Concepts of Exclusion, Exemption and Clearance
    Specific Safety Guide, RS-G-1.7, published Wednesday, 04. August 2004
    Remark: please refer to DS499 and DS500
  • Safety of Radiation Generators and Sealed Radioactive Sources
    Specific Safety Guide, RS-G-1.10, published Friday, 15. December 2006
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS114
  • Borehole Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste
    Specific Specific Safety Guide, SSG-1, published Wednesday, 16. December 2009
    Remark: please refer to DS512
  • Deterministic Safety Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-2, published Tuesday, 05. January 2010
    Remark: please refer to DS491
  • Development and Application of Level 1 Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-3, published Tuesday, 27. April 2010
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS394
  • Development and Application of Level 2 Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-4, published Tuesday, 25. May 2010
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS393
  • Safety of Conversion Facilities and Uranium Enrichment Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-5, published Thursday, 03. June 2010
    Remark: please refer to DS517
  • Safety of Uranium Fuel Fabrication Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-6, published Thursda,y 03. June 2010
    Remark: please refer to DS517
  • Safety of Uranium and Plutonium Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-7, published Thursday, 03. June 2010
    Remark: please refer to DS517
  • Radiation Safety of Gamma, Electron and X Ray Irradiation Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-8, published Monday, 26. July 2010
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS409
  • Seismic Hazards in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-9, published Wednesday 15. September 2010
    Remark: please refer to DS507
  • Ageing Management for Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-10, published Monday, 11. October 2010
    Remark: please refer to DS509
  • Radiation Safety in Industrial Radiography
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-11, published Friday, 25. February 2011
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS408
  • Licensing Process for Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-12, published Monday, 08. November 2010
    Remark: please refer to DS473
  • Chemistry Programme for Water Cooled Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-13, published Wednesday, 02. February 2011
    Remark: please refer to DS388
  • Geological Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-14, published Wednesday, 21. September 2011
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS334
  • Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-15, published Tuesday, 27. March 2012
    Remark: please refer to DS489
  • Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-16, published Thursday, 19. January 2012
    Remark: please refer to DS486
  • Control of Orphan Sources and Other Radioactive Material in the Metal Recycling and Production Industries
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-17, published Friday, 10. February 2012
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS411
  • Meteorological and Hydrological Hazards in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-18, published Thursday, 01. December 2011
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS417
  • National Strategy for Regaining Control over Orphan Sources and Improving Control over Vulnerable Sources
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-19, published Thursday, 8. August 2011
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS410
  • Safety Assessment for Research Reactors and Preparation of the Safety Analysis Report
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-20, published Tuesday, 11. December 2012
    Remark: please refer to DS510
  • Volcanic Hazards in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-21, published Wednesday, 31. October 2012
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS405
  • Use of a Graded Approach in the Application of the Safety Requirements for Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-22, published Friday, 16. November 2012
    Remark: please refer to DS511
  • The Safety Case and Safety Assessment for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-23, published Friday, 28. September 2012
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS355
  • Safety in the Utilization and Modification of Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-24, published Thursday,  26. July 2012
    Remark: please refer to DS510
  • Periodic Safety Review for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-25, published Wednesday, 10. April 2013
    Remark: please refer to DS426
  • Advisory Material for the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2012 Edition)
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-26, published Tuesday, 08. July 2014
    Remark: please refer to DS496
  • Criticality Safety in the Handling of Fissile Material
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-27, published Thursday, 05. June 2014
    Remark: please refer to DS516
  • Commissioning for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-28, published Thursday, 05. June 2014
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS446
  • Near Surface Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-29, published Friday, 21. March 2014
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS356
  • Safety Classification of Structures, Systems and Components in Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-30, published Thursday, 22. May 2014
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS367
  • Monitoring and Surveillance of Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-31, published Thursday, 22. May 2014
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS357
  • Protection of the Public against Exposure Indoors due to Radon and Other Natural Sources of Radiation
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-32, published Tuesday, 09. June 2015
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS421
  • Schedules of Provisions of the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2012 Edition)
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-33, published Tuesday, 17. February 2015
    Remark: please refer to DS506
  • Design of Electrical Power Systems for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-34, published Tuesday, 22. March 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS430
  • Site Survey and Site Selection for Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-35, published Thursday, 16. July 2015
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS433
  • Radiation Safety for Consumer Products
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-36, published Monday, 25. January 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS458
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems and Software Important to Safety for Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-37, published Monday, 29. June 2015
    Remark: please refer to DS509
  • Construction for Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-38, published Thursday, 16. July 2015
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS441
  • Design of Instrumentation and Control Systems for Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-39, published Monday, 09. May 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS431
  • Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste from Nuclear Power Plants and Research Reactors
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-40, published Friday, 10. June 2016
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS448
  • Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste from Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-41, published Wednesday, 03. August 2016
    Remark: please refer to DS447
  • Safety of Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-42, published Monday, 22. May 2017
    Remark: please refer to DS518
  • Safety of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Research and Development Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-43, published Friday, 08. September 2017
    Remark: please refer to DS518
  • Establishing the Infrastructure for Radiation Safety
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-44, published Friday, 18. May 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS455
  • Radiation Protection and Safety in Medical Uses of Ionizing Radiation
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-46published October 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS399
  • Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Plants, Research Reactors and Other Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-47published October 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS452
  • Ageing Management and Development of a Programme for Long Term Operation of Nuclear Power Plants
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-48published November 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS485
  • Operating Experience Feedback for Nuclear Installations
    Specific Safety Guide, SSG-50, published Monday, 25. June 2018
    Remark: please refer to Ex DS479
  • Advisory Material for the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
    Specific Safety Guide, TS-G-1.1 (Rev. 1), published Thursday, 19. August 2008
    Remark: please refer to DS496
  • Planning and Preparing for Emergency Response to Transport Accidents Involving Radioactive Material
    Specific Safety Guide, TS-G-1.2 (ST-3), published Monday, 29. July 2002
    Remark: please refer to  DS469
  • Radiation Protection Programmes for the Transport of Radioactive Material
    Specific Safety Guide, TS-G-1.3, published Wednesday, 26. September 2007
    Remark: please refer to  Ex DS377
  • The Management System for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
    Specific Safety Guide, TS-G-1.4, published Friday, 19. December 2008
    Remark: please refer to  Ex DS326
  • Compliance Assurance for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
    Specific Safety Guide, TS-G-1.5, published Thursday, 26. May 2009
    Remark: please refer to DS515