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This is the fourth edition of CSA N287.4, Construction, fabrication, and installation requirements for concrete containment structures for CANDU nuclear power plants. It supersedes the previous editions published in 1992, 1983, and 1977.
This Standard specifies the construction, fabrication, and installation requirements that apply to concrete containment structures of a containment system designated as class containment components, parts, and appurtenances for CANDU nuclear power plants.
This Standard provides personnel qualification requirements for work performed as it pertains to the construction, fabrication, and installation of concrete containment structures for CANDU nuclear power plants, in accordance with this Standard.
This Standard may be applied, as appropriate, to nuclear facilities under the jurisdiction of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act.
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