Management of Uncertainty in Safety Cases and the Role of Risk

Workshop Proceedings: Stockholm, Sweden 2-4 February 2004

Nuclear Energy Agency

These workshop proceedings discuss different approaches to treating uncertainties in safety cases for radioactive waste management facilities, and more specifically how concepts of risk can be used in both post-closure safety cases and regulatory evaluations. This report includes a synthesis of the plenary presentations and the discussions that took place during the workshop. These proceedings will be of interest to waste repository safety assessors and managers.