Strategy for Providing Russian NPP With Qualified Operating Personnel
The paper cites forecast data on the dynamics of nuclear power engineering development in the world and Russia, on the NPP needs for operational personnel with regard to the rate of launching new reactors and of old reactors decommissioning. It shows regulatory requirements for NPP personnel, peculiarities of NPP operating personnel training for the position and of maintaining their qualification. The paper analyses possible risks associated with preparation and staffing of operational personnel and their consequences, as well as measures of risks prevention. It describes participation of operating organization in developing new regulatory documents establishing qualification requirements for NPP employees. It also substantiates the idea of forming a centralized unit for NPP staff training.