ENSI as an employer

ENSI, the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate is the national regulatory body with responsibility for the nuclear safety and security of Swiss nuclear facilities.

ENSI is well aware that successful supervisory work depends not only on the technical qualifications of each and every employee, but also on their values and their ability to work constructively together.

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“We strengthen safety.” The Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate has developed a new mission statement under this motto. It was developed with the involvement of every employee and replaces the mission statement from the year 2009.

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News

The executive board of the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI) has named Andreas Schefer as the new Chief of Staff. The 48 year old lawyer is taking over from Felix Altorfer, who at the start of 2017 became Director of the Waste Management Division.

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“We strengthen safety.” The Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate has developed a new mission statement under this motto. It was developed with the involvement of every employee and replaces the mission statement from the year 2009.

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Background Articles

«The safety authorities cultivate a frank exchange of information. Swiss experts, for instance, support French colleagues during inspections of their nuclear power plants – and vice-versa. In this way we learn from each other and share our wealth of experience for the benefit of all countries.»

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The experts of the Safety Analyses department continually evaluate installations in normal operation and devote themselves to the modelling, forecasting and diagnosis of abnormal occurrences in order to establish the best possible safety standards. Their work is based on the latest methods and models that adequate describing the behaviour of a nuclear installation.

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In addition to the technical aspects of nuclear safety there are human and organisational factors that also have to be taken into account. ENSI specialists analyse the handling of safety issues within an organisation and the psychological phenomena of employees at nuclear installations, in normal operation and in emergencies just as they analyse nuclear technology.

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Documents

ENSI’s organisation is governed by the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate Act (ENSIG).

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Oversight of nuclear safety at Switzerland’s nuclear facilities has developed gradually. The oversight strategy that had evolved historically was thoroughly systematised in the period around the turn of the millennium, entailing the introduction of a management system and the development of an “Integrated Oversight” strategy. The objective of this publication is to present the fundamental […]

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ENSI is well aware that successful supervisory work depends not only on the technical qualifications of each and every employee, but also on their values and their ability to work constructively together. To achieve these objectives, ENSI has drawn up a new Mission Statement. The motto for the Mission Statement is: We strengthen safety, and […]

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