The group operates in every segment of the nuclear fuel cycle and in the design and construction of nuclear reactors and related services. AREVA’s Nuclear Safety Charter lays down the group’s safety principles: flawless organization, targeted and effective actions, and transparent communications exemplified by the publication of an annual report on the status of safety in the nuclear facilities of the entire group. These requirements apply throughout the lifecycle of the facilities, from their design to their construction, operation and dismantling, and include service activities.
Nuclear safety and excellence, first and foremost
The group strives to instill a culture of safety in anyone involved in nuclear operations. Externally as well, the group communicates widely to provide information on safety and satisfy strong social expectations.
The Nuclear Safety Charter: major principles
The Nuclear Safety Charter is a formal statement of commitments that aims for the highest levels of safety throughout the facility lifecycle.
Protecting personnel from radiation
AREVA is committed to keeping personnel exposure to radiation as low as reasonably achievable. This applies to both employees and subcontractors in all countries.
Human and organizational factors
Improving risk management is an ongoing effort at AREVA. Its principles include taking human and organizational factors into account in every phase of operations.
The surest way to prevent incidents and accidents is to identify, track and analyze events, deviations and anomalies, and to reap and share lessons learned from them.