Technical papers, presentations and articles – 2019

Experts at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) are often requested to present technical papers and presentations about the nuclear industry at conferences, seminars, technical meetings and workshops in Canada and around the world. Also, these experts write technical articles that are published in various journals.

CNSC experts also contribute to the development of research projects. Abstracts and the final research reports are available under the CNSC Research and Support Program.

Below is a listing of abstracts for published papers, presentations and journal articles.

To obtain a copy of the document that is related to an abstract, contact the CNSC. When contacting the CNSC, please provide the title and date of the abstract.

2019

Title: Safety Culture – The Canadian Nuclear Regulator`s Perspective
Topic: Regulator Safety Culture
Date: June 5-6, 2019
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Prepared by: Ross Richardson
Type: Abstract of a presentation
Subject: REGDOC 2.1.2 – Safety Culture – Information for DNSR licensees
Presented at: Canadian Radiation Protection Association (CRPA)
Date: May 27-30, 2019
Location: Ottawa,ON
Prepared by: Tanya Hewitt
Type: Regulatory position
Subject: Regulatory Perspective on Fitness-for-Service Requirements for the Pressure Tube to Calandria Tube Contact in CANDU Reactors
Presented at: 1st International Conference of Materials, Chemistry & Fitness-For-Service Solutions for Nuclear Systems
Date: May 15-17, 2019
Location: Markham, ON
Prepared by: S. Laxman, K. Tsembelis and J. Jin
Type: Presentation
Subject: Regulatory Considerations for the Adoption of Probabilistic Assessment Methodologies for Pressure Boundary Component Aging Evaluations
Presented at: 1st International Conference of Materials, Chemistry and Fitness-For-Service Solutions for Nuclear Systems
Date: May 15-17, 2019
Location: Markham, ON
Prepared by: Blair Carroll
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
Subject: A Comparison of Fault Trees and the Dynamic Flowgraph Methodology for the Analysis of FPGA-Based Safety Systems Part 2: Theoretical Investigations
Published in: Reliability Engineering and System Safety (under review)
Date: March 2019
Publisher: Elsevier
Authors: Phillip McNelles, Zhao Chang Zeng, Guna Renganathan, Marius Chirila and Lixuan Lu
Type: Peer-reviewed journal article
Subject: Low radon exposures and lung cancer risk: joint analysis of the Czech, French, and Beaverlodge cohorts of uranium miners
Published in: International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Date: January 23, 2019
Publisher: Springer
Authors: Rachel S. D. Lane, Ladislav Tomášek, Lydia B. Zablotska, Estelle Rage, Franco Momoli, Julian Little
Type: Peer-reviewed journal article
Subject: Use of the Phenomena Identification and Ranking Table (PIRT) in the assessment of Source Term (ST) phenomena
Presented at: OECD-NEA CSNI Working Group on Analysis and Management of Accidents
Date: January 21–22, 2019
Location: Paris, France
Authors: Mounia Berdaï and Quanmin Lei
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
Subject: Leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma mortality (1950-1999) and incidence (1969-1999) in the Eldorado uranium workers cohort
Published in: Environmental Research
Date: January 9, 2014
Publisher: Elsevier
Author(s): Lydia B. Zablotska, Rachel S. D. Lane, Stanley E. Frost, Patsy A. Thompson
Type: Peer-reviewed journal article
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