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Federal Nuclear Safety Commission NSC

The NSC advises the Federal Council, the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC) and the nuclear supervisory authorities on issues relating to the safety of nuclear facilities. The legal bases for this move are Article 71 of the Swiss Federal Nuclear Energy Act (SR 732.1) and the Ordinance on the Nuclear Safety Commission (NSC Ordinance, SR 732.16).

The Federal Nuclear Safety Commission is a permanent administrative body. It comprises five to seven members who work on a part-time basis and are qualified in areas of science and technology that are of significance for nuclear safety.

The current members of the NSC are:

President
Dr. Bruno Covelli, physicist

Members
Dr. Jean-Marc Cavedon, physicist
Dr. Ruth Häusler Hermann, psychologist
Prof. Dr. Philipp Rudolf von Rohr, mechanical engineer
Prof. Dr. Christian Schlüchter, geologist
Silvia Schoch Keller, civil engineer
Dr. Urs Weidmann, physicist

The duties of the Commission are specified in detail in Articles 2 to 5 of the Ordinance on the Federal Nuclear Safety Commission and encompass the following main activities:

  • Monitoring scientific and technological developments and research
  • Examination of fundamental issues relating to nuclear safety
  • Participation in the formulation and adoption of regulations
  • Submitting statements of position to the licensing authorities

The Commission produces an annual report on its activities for the attention of DETEC, which is subsequently published.

Related documents

Report on the activities 2017 of the NSC
Stellungnahme der KNS zum Entsorgungsprogramm 2016
Further publications

Further information

Media release dated 24 May 2018 – Tätigkeitsbericht 2017 der Eidgenössischen Kommission für nukleare Sicherheit (KNS) (in German)
Media release dated 24 May 2018 – Stellungnahmen zum Entsorgungsprogramm 2016 liegen vor (in German)

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Last update: 13.06.2018


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