ASME - ANSI N45.2.13
QUALITY ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTROL OF PROCUREMENT OF ITEMS AND SERVICES FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
|Publication Date:||1 January 1976|
This standard describes requirements and provides guidelines for the control of activities to be exercised during procurement of items and services which affect the quality of nuclear power plants. These requirements and guidelines apply to procurement activities for items and services such as designing, purchasing, fabricating, handling, shipping, storing, cleaning, constructing, erecting, installing, inspecting, testing, maintaining, repairing, initial fueling, refueling, and modifying. This standard provides guidelines for application of quality assurance program requirements listed in ANSI N45.2 for various types of procurement such as; total system supply, hardware, services, or a combination thereof.
This standard applies to the work of any individual or organization participating in the procurement of those items and services from which satisfactory performance is required. The extent to which the individual requirements of this standard shall apply will depend upon the nature and scope of the work to be performed and the required quality of the items or services purchased.
The ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code (hereafter referred to as the Code, as well as other American National standards, has been considered in the development of this standard, and this standard is intended to be compatible with Code requirements.
This standard does not,however, apply to activities covered by Section III Divisions 1 and 2 and Section XI of the Code for those activities covered by the Code.