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