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RevCom: PJS to Revise DOE-HDBK-1101-20XX, Process Safety Management for Highly Hazardous Chemicals

by Diane Johnson — last modified Apr 03, 2024 07:35 PM

The original handbook was developed to serve as a resource for information on highly hazardous chemical process safety across the DOE Complex. The handbook will support implementation of applicable regulations, nationally recognized consensus codes/standards, and industry best practices in accordance with 10 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program. A new, non-mandatory DOE Standard, DOE-STD-1239-20XX, Chemical Safety Management Program, will also be referenced.

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New: DOE-STD-8003-2023, Worker Safety and Health Program Functional Area Qualification Standard

by Diane Johnson — last modified Mar 19, 2024 03:14 PM

The DOE Order (O) 426.1, Federal Technical Capabilities, requires FAQS to be developed in specific areas as a tool to assist DOE Program and Field Offices/Sites with implementation of their organization-specific TQP. The WSH FAQS establishes common performance competencies for all DOE personnel who perform WSH duties and responsibilities. For ease of transportability of qualifications between DOE elements, Program and Field Offices/Sites must use this FAQS without modification or addition to the performance competency knowledge requirements.

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RevCom: PJS to Revise DOE STD-1047-2008, Safety Functions and Other Features of the Remotely Operated Weapons System

by Diane Johnson — last modified Mar 06, 2024 05:09 PM

This revision will include changes to technology, manufacturing, and agency needs that have progressed since the original standard was published in 2008. This update will address the design, performance, safety, and reliability of the Remotely Operated Weapons System (ROWS) within the Department and help communicate a common set of requirements to vendors of these systems. The updated standard will also: • Make language consistent with current weapons systems, procedures, and eliminate dated terms and definitions. • Define expectations of obtaining and using weapons systems by DOE/NNSA.

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Published: DOE-HDBK-1224-2024, Hazard and Accident Analysis Handbook

by Jim McDonald — last modified Mar 01, 2024 10:26 PM

This memorandum forwards the subject DOE Handbook (revised) which has been approved for publication and distribution. The document has been reviewed by all interested parties throughout the DOE where all essential comments have been appropriately resolved. In addition, the Office of Nuclear Safety (EHSS-30), who owns and maintains this document, has reviewed and approved it.

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RevCom: PJS to Revise DOE-STD-1189-20XX, Integration of Safety into the Design Process

by Diane Johnson — last modified Feb 26, 2024 03:47 PM

The revision to the Standard will incorporate best practices and lessons learned from implementation and use of this Standard since it was first revised in 2016. This update will preserve and build upon the fundamental philosophy and approach of the current Standard. The suggested changes listed below are based on a “Listening Tour” of subject matter experts throughout the complex with experience in applying the Standard to determinations and implementation of major modifications.

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RevCom: PJS to Revise DOE-STD-1098-202X, Radiological Control

by Diane Johnson — last modified Feb 06, 2024 03:50 PM

In the proposed revision, the following items will be updated in the standard: 1) Update legacy office symbols (i.e., AU) 2) Update references 3) Update glossary (e.g., definition for OSL) 4) Update Part 7, Records Management (i.e., use of microfilm for storage of new records is outdated).

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Published: DOE-STD-1245-2024, Firearms Qualifications for Department of Energy (DOE) Protective Forces Protective Forces

by Diane Johnson — last modified Jan 26, 2024 03:24 PM

This Technical Standard provides the approved DOE firearms qualification courses of fire to meet the requirements in 10 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1046, Medical, Physical Readiness, Training, and Access Authorization Standard for Protective Force Personnel. This Technical Standard is not intended to require the use of any strategy, tactic, or technology. Examples that have been proven to be effective are presented to provide users options.

Published: DOE-STD-1245-2024, Firearms Qualifications for Department of Energy (DOE) Protective Forces Protective Forces - Read More…

Published: DOE-HDBK-1244-2023, Biokinetic and Dosimetric Models Used in DOE-STD-1196-2022, Derived Concentration Technical Standard

by Diane Johnson — last modified Jan 11, 2024 09:22 PM

This Handbook documents the biokinetic and dosimetric models used to derive the effective dose coefficients and derived concentration standards tabulated in Department of Energy (DOE) Standard DOE STD-1196-2022. The derived concentration standards (DCS) values are reference concentrations of radionuclides in environmental media (air, water, and milk) that provide a basis for the control of releases from DOE facilities.

Published: DOE-HDBK-1244-2023, Biokinetic and Dosimetric Models Used in DOE-STD-1196-2022, Derived Concentration Technical Standard - Read More…

Published: DOE-STD-8002-2023, Explosives Safety Functional Area Qualification Standard

by Diane Johnson — last modified Jan 08, 2024 07:10 PM

Functional area qualification standards (FAQS) establish common performance competencies in nuclear or high hazard facility’s functional areas for personnel in the Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Qualification Program (TQP). This FAQS establishes a common set of performance competencies to ensure designated personnel have the technical competency to perform the duties and responsibilities of an explosives safety oversight professional. This FAQS should be referenced and used to develop vacancy announcements, interview questions, and other criteria associated with the recruitment, selection, and internal placement of personnel who are assigned this FAQS.

Published: DOE-STD-8002-2023, Explosives Safety Functional Area Qualification Standard - Read More…

RevCom: New PJS to Revise DOE-STD-1628-20XX, Development of Probabilistic Risk Assessments for Nuclear Safety Applications

by Diane Johnson — last modified Dec 14, 2023 02:47 PM

The revision to the Standard will incorporate changes to referenced PRA methodology as well as DOE site feedback received on lessons learned from implementation and use of this Standard since the 2013 version. Much of the PRA guidance produced by ANS and the IAEA has been revised since the standard was published in 2013. This revision will update references throughout the standard to the current versions, ensuring that DOE facilities that employ PRA are using the most up-to-date methodologies. Additionally, the revision will provide clarification on the recommended uses of PRA, its ties to DOE-STD-3009-2014, its interfaces with DOE-STD-1189-2016, and configuration management of the PRA through the USQ process where it is a component of the DSA.

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New: DOE-STD-8001-2023, Environmental Protection Oversight Functional Area Qualification Standard

by Diane Johnson — last modified Dec 11, 2023 02:15 PM

Functional area qualification standards (FAQS) establish common performance competencies in key nuclear facility functional areas for personnel in the Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Qualification Program (TQP). This FAQS establishes a common set of performance competencies to ensure designated personnel have the technical competency to perform the duties and responsibilities of an environmental protection oversight professional (EPOP). The content of this FAQS should be referenced and used, as appropriate, to develop vacancy announcements, interview questions, and other criteria associated with the recruitment, selection, and internal placement of personnel assigned to this FAQS.

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RevCom: New PJS to develop DOE-HDBK-1243-YR, DOE Laser Safety Handbook

by Diane Johnson — last modified Nov 30, 2023 12:29 PM

This new handbook applies to all specialized lasers and work practices, with an emphasis on work and systems that are not completely covered or addressed by existing regulations, nationally-recognized consensus standards, industry best practices, and consistency of how the Department of Energy (DOE) Enterprise is managing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reporting recommendations by providing consistency or suggestions of examples of how to organize these efforts. This handbook serves as a laser safety resource for use across DOE when evaluating existing and planned laser safety programs and when developing or revising a laser safety programs.

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RevCom - PJS to Revise DOE -HDBK-1092-2013, Electrical Safety

by Patricia Greeson — last modified Sep 14, 2023 03:22 PM

he document is being revised in accordance DOE O 252.1A Technical Standards Program, which specifies a 5-year review for DOE Technical Standards.

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RevCom: Reaffirmation of DOE-STD-3007-2017, Preparing Criticality Safety Evaluations at Department of Energy Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities

by Patricia Greeson — last modified Aug 24, 2023 04:26 PM

This standard has been reviewed for currency and no essential updates were identified. It is being reaffirmed to maintain a standard guideline for preparing Criticality Safety Evaluations at DOE nonreactor nuclear facilities.

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RevCom: PJS to Revise DOE-STD-3013-2018, Stabilization, Packaging, and Storage of Plutonium-Bearing Materials

by Diane Johnson — last modified Jul 28, 2023 12:26 PM

The Technical Standard provides stabilization, packaging, and storage criteria that assure plutonium-bearing materials can be safely stored for up to 50 years. Plutonium-bearing materials continue to be packaged and stored in compliance with this standard so the standard needs to remain active.

RevCom: PJS to Revise DOE-STD-3013-2018, Stabilization, Packaging, and Storage of Plutonium-Bearing Materials - Read More…

Published: DOE-STD-1242-2023, Canine Explosive Detection Team Certification Protocol (CUI)

by Patricia Greeson — last modified Jul 11, 2023 04:44 PM

This Technical Standard contains Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), and as such, will not be available on the Technical Standards Program website. For distribution information , contact Carl Pocratsky (EHSS-52) at 301-903-2769; carl.pocratsky@hq.doe.gov.

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Published: DOE-STD-1066-2023, Fire Protection

by Patricia Greeson — last modified Jun 09, 2023 08:35 PM

This Standard serves as the primary source document for criteria and guidance for fire protection programs (FPPs) supporting implementation of DOE O 420.1C Chg. 3, Facility Safety.

Published: DOE-STD-1066-2023, Fire Protection - Read More…

RevCom: PJS to Revise DOE-STD-1104-2016, Review and Approval of Nuclear Facility Safety Basis and Safety Design Basis Documents

by Diane Johnson — last modified May 10, 2023 03:48 PM

The focus of this revision is to update the standard to align with other revised policy documents, including: the final rule change of 10 CFR 830, Nuclear Safety Requirements, published on October 19, 2020, and safety basis related policy changes (DOE directives and technical standards) in response to Recommendation 2020-1, Nuclear Safety Requirements.

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Published: DOE-NA-STD-3016-2023, Hazard Analysis Report for Nuclear Explosive Operations

by Diane Johnson — last modified Apr 19, 2023 06:38 PM

The purpose of this Technical Standard is to define requirements and guidance for preparing HARs for NEOs in accordance with 10 C.F.R. Part 830. The general requirements for operation-specific HARs are those contained in DOE-STD-3009, “Preparation of Nonreactor Nuclear Facility Documented Safety Analysis,” or successor directives. These general requirements are more fully developed in this Standard in order to account for issues unique to NEOs and interface issues with the facility or special operations (e.g., transportation).

Published: DOE-NA-STD-3016-2023, Hazard Analysis Report for Nuclear Explosive Operations - Read More…

RevCom: PJS to Develop DOE-HDBK-XXXX-YR, Biokinetic and Dosimetric Models Used in DOE-STD-1196-2022 "Derived Concentration Technical Standard"

by Diane Johnson — last modified Mar 29, 2023 06:11 PM

The new proposed Handbook (HDBK) XXXX-XX, Biokinetic and Dosimetric Models Used in DOE-STD-1196-2022, (202X) will complement DOE-STD-1196-2022, Derived Concentration Technical Standard, December 2022, (DCS from hereon) with the main purpose to present and document the biokinetic and dosimetric models (e.g., Respiratory tract, Alimentary tract) used to calculate the dose coefficients and derived concentration values tabulated within the DCS.

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RevCom: PJS to Develop DOE-STD-1234-YR, Nuclear Material Packaging

by Diane Johnson — last modified Mar 27, 2023 07:12 PM

The new DOE Technical Standard will carry forward the nuclear material packaging (NMP) requirements detailed in the Directive DOE M 441.1-1, Nuclear Material Packaging. The requirements contained in the Manual provide a high level of assurance that personnel handling nuclear material in temporary storage containers will be protected.

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Published: DOE-STD-1241-2023, Implementing Release and Clearance of Property Requirements

by Diane Johnson — last modified Mar 06, 2023 09:00 PM

This Standard provides guidance, consistent with DOE requirements, for implementing the release and clearance of property that may contain residual radioactive material. The guidance is provided for Department and contractor personnel who oversee and perform release and clearance of property that may be contaminated with residual radioactive material and who must determine the disposition of property under the requirements in DOE O 458.1, Chg. 4, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment (DOE, 2020). This Standard is applicable to decommissioning, deactivation, decontamination, and remedial action of property with the potential for residual radioactive contamination. This Standard, unless invoked by Rule, DOE Directive or contract, is not a requirements document, and shall not modify or otherwise add any contractual or regulatory obligations established in Directives or Rules.

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Published: DOE-HDBK-1169-2002 Chg Notice 1, Handbook for Use with DOE-STD-1269-2022, "Air Cleaning Systems in DOE Nuclear Facilities"

by Diane Johnson — last modified Mar 02, 2023 04:48 PM

This handbook is a companion document to DOE-STD-1269-2022, Ai Cleaning Systems in DOE Nuclear Facilities. It identifies good practices drawn from operational experience at DOE components and commercial nuclear facilities, industry input, and the advice of technical experts that can be used to meet the Standard's requirements and guidance.

Published: DOE-HDBK-1169-2002 Chg Notice 1, Handbook for Use with DOE-STD-1269-2022, "Air Cleaning Systems in DOE Nuclear Facilities" - Read More…

RevCom: PJS DOE-STD-1197-2011, Occurrence Reporting Causal Analysis

by Diane Johnson — last modified Jan 23, 2023 04:08 PM

DOE-STD-1197, issued in 2011, is being revised to reflect current Human Performance Improvement (HPI) concepts and broaden the scope of the original Standard to effectively support the performance of causal analyses, as well as the investigation and analysis of occurrences required by DOE O 232.2A, Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information approved January 17, 2017.

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