Published: DOE-HDBK-1169-2022, Handbook for Use With DOE-STD-1269-2022

This handbook is a companion document to DOE-STD-1269-2022, Air Cleaning Systems in DOE Nuclear Facilities (referred to hereafter as “the Standard”). 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. It also offers general technical advice on topics related to air cleaning systems needed for nuclear and worker safety. The handbook provides clarification of the rationale for some provisions in the Standard and cites references to assist all DOE components and their contractors in applying the Standard. With respect to the Standard’s requirement statements, the handbook should be viewed as an implementation aid, not as an interpretation of the requirements.