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Nuclear safety

The EU promotes the highest standards of nuclear safety across Europe and beyond.

Medical uses of radiation

The Commission supports the use of radiation technologies in medicine, industries and research, and ensures proper safety standards for exposure to ionising radiation.

Radioactive waste and spent fuel

The EU establishes requirements for safe long-term management of radioactive waste.

Radiation protection

The EU seeks to protect people from the dangers of ionising radiation.

Decommissioning of nuclear facilities

The EU plays an important role in the decommissioning of nuclear installations.

Safeguards to avoid misuse

Nuclear safeguards ensure that nuclear material is used only for peaceful purposes.