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Strategy in the various industrial sectors

Key issues and priorities for research are identified, so are the opportunities for transfer of technology between industrial sectors.

2 NATURE AND COMPOSITION OF THE SECTOR

2.1 Characteristics of the sector

2.1.1 Nuclear power generation Large facilities with a potential for creating accidents with severe consequences outside the facility. Potential for occupational accidents involving irradiation of staff, in addition to other, general, occupational hazards. There is an economic incentive to keep the power plants on-line as much as possible.