Nuclear safety

STUK supervises nuclear safety in Finland. The license holder is responsible for the safety of nuclear energy use, but STUK sets the safety requirements and oversees their compliance. STUK's supervision includes nuclear facilities, nuclear materials and nuclear waste.

Current issues

The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority's safety assessment and statement on the operating licence application for spent nuclear fuel will not be completed this year. This is stated in the second tertial supervisory report for 2023

The Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), together with the nuclear safety authorities of France and the Czech Republic (SÚJB and ASN), has assessed the safety solutions designed for small nuclear reactors (SMR). The assessment was carried out for the purposes of future licencing procedure...