As a world-class provider of products and services in the highly regulated nuclear industry AECL must work diligently comply with a wide variety of standards and regulations. These are set by regulatory bodies, both within Canada and abroad, and generally include nuclear safety policies and principles, and the process for ensuring and monitoring compliance.
The key regulatory organizations AECL works closely with are:
CNSC – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency
USNRC – United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NNSA – National Nuclear Safety Administration (China)
INES - International Nuclear Event Scale