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Examples of Safety Culture Deficiencies


See below. for some examples of types of events that typically lead to increasing the rating due to additional factors


Violation of operational limitis and conditions (OL&C) including:

  • public exposure > annual limit
  • Worker cumulative exposure > annual limit

Violation of a procedure, without justification


Deficiency in the quality assurance process

An accumulation of human errors


A failure to maintain proper control over radioactive materials, including

  • releases into the environment
  • a failure in the systems of dose control

Repetition of an event, indicating lessons not learned or corrective actions not taken