safety policies in nuclear, radiation and industrial safety
Develop Safety Codes, Guides and Standards for siting,
design, construction, commissioning, operation and
decommissioning of different types of nuclear and radiation
consents for siting, construction, commissioning, operation
and decommissioning, after an appropriate safety review and
assessment, for establishment of nuclear and radiation
Ensure compliance of the regulatory requirements prescribed
by AERB during all stages of consenting through a
system of review and assessment, regulatory inspection and
Prescribe the acceptance limits of radiation exposure to
occupational workers and members of the public and
approve acceptable limits of environmental releases of
Review of the emergency preparedness plans for nuclear and
Safety reviews for transport of large radioactive sources,
irradiated fuel and fissile material.
Review of the training program, qualifications and
licensing policies for personnel of nuclear and radiation
facilities and prescribe the syllabi for training of
personnel in safety aspects at all levels.
Take such steps as necessary to keep the public informed on
major issues of radiological safety significance.
Promote research and development efforts in the areas of
Maintain liaison with statutory bodies in the country as
well as abroad regarding safety matters.