Fire Safety Training in Akkuyu

Fire Safety Training in Akkuyu

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  • Release Date: July 05, 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources held an information meeting for the fireman in the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant Area. The Fire brigade requested such training, and gathered various brigades from Mersin, Antalya, Adana, Konya and Karaman.

The personnel of Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) and the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources monitored the training.

Eyyup Lutfi Sarici, Manager of Akkuyu Nuclear Information Center introduced the future facilities, while Aleksandr Gudkov, Director of Industrial and Fire Safety Division, explained the preventive measures.

During the construction of the power plant, Mr. Gudkov emphasized that all materials will be fireproof and resistant to fire. Especially the cables should be from 100% non-combustible materials and  fire walls are important part of the job. The oils used in the plant are resistant to temperatures as high as 700 degrees Celsius and that 200 tons of oil storage will be taken outside of the plant area. He stated also that two separate teams will be presents against the fire. Mr. Gudkov answered the questions of the fireman afterwards.

 

Note: 75% of accidents in a nuclear power plant are fire related.

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