QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS FOR NUCLEAR FACILITIES
|Publication Date:||15 September 1989|
This Standard sets forth requirements for the establishment and execution of quality assurance programs for the siting, design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of nuclear facilities. Nonmandatory guidance is provided in the Appendices.
The requirements of this Standard apply to activities which could affect the quality of structures, systems, and components of nuclear facilities. Nuclear facilities include facilities for power generation, spent fuel storage, waste storage, fuel reprocessing, and plutonium processing and fuel fabrication. These activities include the following:
(a) the performing functions of attaining quality objectives;
(b) the functions of assuring that an appropriate quality assurance program is established; and
(c) the function of verifying that activities affecting quality have been correctly performed.
Activities affecting quality include siting, designing, purchasing, fabricating, handling, shipping, receiving, storing, cleaning, erecting, installing, inspecting, testing, operating, maintaining, repairi ng, refueling, modifying, and decommissioning. The application of this Standard, or portions thereof, shall be specified in written contracts, policies, procedures, or instructions.