Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Severe accident TAG

Date released
12 February 2016
Request number
201601152
Release of information under
Freedom of Information Act 2000

Information requested

I was speaking to an inspector recently and he told me that there was a severe accident TAG due very soon. I wonder if you could let me know:

  1. it's designation / number
  2. when it is published on your web page or if I could have a pre-publication copy.

Information released

ONR is preparing a TAG on severe accidents, NS-TAST-GD-007 due for publication on the ONR website by the end of March 2016.

In the interim, guidance on severe accidents can be found on the ONR website on the Technical Assessment Guide page under the selection of standards and criteria for assessment for NS-TAST-GD-007.

The information requested is being withheld under the exemption in section 22 - Information intended for future publication of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Exemptions applied

Section 22

PIT (Public Interest Test) if applicable

Yes