The primary use of safety cases in an occupational health and safety context is in the process industries. The approval process should also change at different stages of the lifecycle, depending on the purpose of the Security Case Report (see Additional Guidance: Security Cases During the Project Lifecycle later in this document). A safety case should be reviewed when an existing product is to be reused in a new way, if this extends beyond the scope of the original evaluation.
Exposure to very high levels of radiation, such as being near an atomic explosion, can cause serious health effects, such as skin burns and acute radiation syndrome (“radiation sickness”). It can also cause long-term health effects, such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.
Nuclear equipment, including reactors, fuel cycle facilities and nuclear materials, are controlled by the NRC according to 10 CFR Part 110 standards. Nuclear technological and technical assistance and services are controlled by the DOE under the provisions of.