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Accident and Operational Safety Analysis, Volume I, Accident Analysis Techniques (Part 1 of 2, links to all Parts) by Gary Staffo — last modified Dec 07, 2018 07:54 AM
This handbook has been organized along a logical sequence of the application of the DOE "core analytical techniques" for conducting DOE Federal-, or contractor-let Accident Investigation of an OSR in order to prevent accidents. The analysis techniques presented in this Handbook have been developed and informed from academic research and validated through industry application and practice.
Accident and Operational Safety Analysis, Volume II, Operational Safety Analysis Techniques by Gary Staffo — last modified Feb 08, 2018 08:55 AM
This handbook has been organized along a logical sequence of the application of the DOE "core analytical techniques" for conducting a DOE Federal-, or contractor-led Accident Investigation or an OSR in order to prevent accidents. The analysis techniques presented in this Handbook have been developed and informed from academic research and validated through industry application and practice.
Access Handbook - Conducting Health Studies at Department of Energy Sites by Gerry Peterson — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:03 AM
The purpose of this handbook is to outline procedures that facilitate access to information needed for outside researchers conducting public health activities at DOE sites.
Activity-Level Work Planning and Control Implementation by David Weitzman — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:04 AM
This Handbook describes non-mandatory approaches for implementing DOE requirements for activity-level work planning and control (WP&C) at Hazard Category 1, 2 and 3 nuclear facilities and is intended to be a resource for improvement in the performance of work at the activity-level by the DOE contractor community.
Conduct of Operations Assessment Field Handbook by Earl Hughes — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:48 AM
This Handbook is designed to assist in performing routine Conduct of Operations field observations (which include walkthroughs and tours), as well as provide basic guidance in preparing for a more formal assessment. DOE O 422.1, Conduct of Operations, defines the key terms. A Conduct of Operations Program is the formal documentation, practices, and actions implementing disciplined and structured operations that support mission success and ensure worker, public, and environmental protection. The program goal is to minimize the likelihood and consequences of human fallibility or technical and organizational system failures. The term "operations" encompasses the work activities of any facility or organization from building infrastructure, to print shops and computer centers, to scientific research, and to nuclear facilities.
Optimizing Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment for use with DOE O 458.1, ALARA Requirements by Derek Favret — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:07 AM
This Handbook provides information to assist DOE program and field offices in understanding what is necessary and acceptable for implementing the As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) provisions of DOE O 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment.
Environmental Radiological Effluent Monitoring and Environmental Surveillance by Colleen Ostrowski — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:07 AM
Effluent monitoring and environmental surveillance of radioactive materials are a continuing major part of the radiological protection programs at DOE Sites. The purpose of this Handbook is to identify procedures, systems, methods, instruments and practices that may be used to plan and implement radiological effluent monitoring and environmental surveillance that meet the requirements of DOE O 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment.
Suspect/Counterfeit Items Resource Handbook by Administrator — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:49 AM
This Handbook provides information to assist DOE sites in preventing suspect/counterfeit items (S/CI) from entering the DOE complex. Specifically, it provides information on identifying, reporting and dispositioning S/CIs, and includes examples of S/CIs. Superseded by DOE-HDBK-1221-2016 Chg Notice 1 dated 1-18-2017.
Classified Matter Protection and Control Handbook by Linda Ruhnow — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:10 AM
This handbook describes one way to fulfill requirements for Classified Matter Protection and Control (CMPC) within DOE.
Protection Program Defensive Planning for Fixed Facilities by Richard Faiver — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:45 AM
This document provides Department of Energy (DOE) field offices and associated facilities/sites with a standard methodology for adapting the Department’s tactical doctrine to site-specific needs in a coherent, consistent, and repeatable fashion.Superseded by reaffirmation dated, 10-10-2018.
Incidents of Security Concern by Gary White — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:03 AM
The purpose of this technical standard is to provide site/facility operators with a compliance-based means that is acceptable in meeting DOE standards for IOSC policy requirement objectives.
Explosives Safety by Lynn Maestas — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:04 AM
This Standard provides the basic technical requirements for an explosives safety program necessary for operations involving explosives, explosives assemblies, pyrotechnics and propellants, and assemblies containing these materials.
Protective Force Contingency Planning Technical Standard by Richard Faiver — last modified Apr 12, 2018 01:54 PM
This Technical Standard outlines the responsibilities, planning considerations, training, management oversight, and other activities related to establishment of a CPF. Supersedes DOE-HDBK-1213-2014.
Safeguards and Security Survey and Self-Assessment Planning, Conduct, and Reporting by Gary White — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:08 AM
This document provides the Department of Energy (DOE) with a standard methodology for adapting the Department’s requirements for Safeguards and Security (S&S) surveys and self-assessments to organization-specific needs in a coherent, consistent, and repeatable fashion.
Analysis and Evaluation of the Operability and Reliability of Intrusion Detection and Assessment Systems by Mark Hojnacke — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:08 AM
This standard provides an understandable process and methodology of the analysis and evaluation sites should consider conducting as required by Department of Energy (DOE) Order (O) 473.3A, Attachment 3, Section A, Chapter IX, 1.i.(1). In addition, the intent of this standard addresses the protective force equipment needs as outlined by DOE O 473.3A Appendix A, Section C, 2. Equipment and Attachment 2, Section C.3. Equipment.
Development of Probabilistic Risk Assessments for Nuclear Safety Applications by Garrett Smith — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:11 AM
This Standard was developed to support the use of PRAs in nuclear safety applications. It is based on standards, guides, and best practices used in the chemical, nuclear, and aerospace industries. PRAs developed using this Standard can be used to complement qualitative/deterministic methods for developing hazards assessments, hazard controls, and safety management programs.
Suspect/Counterfeit Items Resource Handbook by Duli Agarwal — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:09 AM
This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook provides information to assist DOE sites in preventing suspect/counterfeit items (S/CI) from entering the DOE complex. Specifically, it provides information on identifying, reporting and dispositioning S/CIs, and includes examples of S/CIs. Internal and external resources have been referenced for additional information.
Guide to Good Practices for Developing Learning Objectives by Technical Standards Program — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:37 AM
This guide to good practices provides information and guidance on the types of and development of learning objectives in a systematic approach to training (SAT) program. Contractors are encouraged to consider this guidance as a reference when developing new learning objectives or refining existing ones. Training managers, designers, developers, and instructors are the intended audiences.
Guide to Good Practices Evaluation Instrument Examples by Brendan Burns — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:39 AM
This guide provides information on evaluation instruments used to gather employee, supervisor, and instructor feedback to identify strengths and weaknesses of training programs at DOE facilities. It should be used in conjunction with DOE Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training and DOE Handbook, Alternative Systematic Approaches to Training.
Guide to Good Practices for Teamwork Training and Diagnostic Skills Development by Technical Standards Program — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:40 AM
DOE and contractor representatives identified the need for teamwork and diagnostics training guidance. This need was based on the increasing emphasis of properly applying knowledge and skills to complete assigned tasks. Teamwork and diagnostic skills have become a focal point because of the impact they have on effective facility operation and safety.
Guide to Good Practices for Training of Technical Staff and Managers by Technical Standards Program — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:41 AM
This guide contains information that can be used to develop or validate training programs for technical staff and managers at DOE nuclear facilities. Training programs based on the content of this guide should provide assurance that these personnel perform their jobs safely and competently.
Guide to Good Practices for the Development of Test Items by Technical Standards Program — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:41 AM
This guide addresses the development of written examination test items primarily. However, many of the concepts also apply to oral examinations, both in the classroom and on the job. This guide is intended to be used as guidance for the classroom and laboratory instructor or curriculum developer responsible for the construction of individual test items.
Guide to Good Practices for Design, Development, and Implementation of Examinations by Technical Standards Program — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:41 AM
The purpose of this Guide to Good Practices is to provide direction to training personnel in the broad areas of design, development, and implementation of examinations.
Guide to Good Practices for On-The-Job Training by Technical Standards Program — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:42 AM
This guide presents good practices for a systematic approach to on-the-job training (OJT) and OJT programs and should be used in conjunction with DOE Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training, and with the DOE Handbook entitled Alternative Systematic Approaches to Training to develop performance-based OJT programs. DOE contractors may also use this guide to modify existing OJT programs that do not meet the systematic approach to training (SAT) objectives.
Protective Force Contingency Planning Technical Standards by Technical Standards Program — last modified Oct 29, 2018 09:47 AM
This Technical Standard has been developed to support the continued safe and secure operation of Department of Energy (DOE) sites and facilities, including National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) sites and facilities, and the protection of Departmental employees, including NNSA employees, contractor employees, and the public under such adverse conditions. Superseded by Change Notice 1.
Natural Phenomena Hazards Analysis and Design Handbook for DOE Facilities by Sharon Jasim-Hanif — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:09 AM
This handbook is a companion document to DOE-STD-1020-2016, Natural Phenomena Hazard Analysis and Design Criteria (referred to hereafter as "the Standard"). It identifies good practices that can be used to meet the Standard's requirements and guidance; it also offers general technical advice on topics related to natural phenomena hazard (NPH) mitigation.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.
DOE Canine Performance Testing Protocol Standard (OUO) by Carl Pocratsky — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:10 AM
This Technical Standard must be handled as Official Use Only (OUO) and as such will not be available on the Technical Standards Program website. For distribution, contact Carl Pocratsky, 301-903-2769 or Carl.Pocratsky@hq.doe.gov.
Local Insider Threat Working Group Structure, Roles, and Response Actions (OUO) by Carl Pocratsky — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:11 AM
This Technical Standard must be handled as Official Use Only (OUO) and as such will not be available on the Technical Standards Program website. For distribution, contact Sabeena R. Khanna, 202-586-9020 or Sabeena.Khanna@hq.doe.gov.
Conduct of Operations Assessment Field Handbook by Earl Hughes — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:05 AM
Conduct of Operations is one of the safety management programs recognized in the Nuclear Safety Rule (10 C.F.R. 830, Nuclear Safety Management, Subpart B, Safety Basis Requirements). DOE Order (O) 422.1, Conduct of Operations, (required for Hazard Category 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities, and at the direction of line management elsewhere) requires that FRs be assigned to oversee conduct of operations programs and invokes DOE Standard (STD) 1063, Facility Representatives. DOE O 232.2A, Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information, assigns Facility Representatives responsibilities for the occurrence reporting system.
Hazard and Accident Analysis Handbook by Sam Rosenbloom — last modified Oct 12, 2018 11:10 AM
The principal purpose of this Handbook is to guide development of the DSA safety analysis for nuclear facilities in order to satisfy the requirements of a safe harbor method set out in 10 CFR Part 830, Subpart B.
Protection Program Defensive Planning for Fixed Facilities by Diane Johnson — last modified Oct 10, 2018 02:54 PM
This document provides Department of Energy (DOE) field offices and associated facilities/sites with a standard methodology for adapting the Department’s tactical doctrine to site-specific needs in a coherent, consistent, and repeatable fashion. This Technical Standard, while based on time-tested military doctrine and tactics, is not intended to describe all acceptable methods for meeting the requirements of DOE Order (O) 470.3C, Design Basis Threat(DBT), or its successor; DOE O 470.4B, Chg. 2, Safeguards and Security Program, or its successor; and DOE O 473.3A, Protection Program Operations, or its successor, for the protection of nuclear weapons and components or Category I and II special nuclear material (SNM). However, it does describe a consistent and acceptable approach to defensive planning for both new and existing facilities/sites. Reaffirmed October 2018.
Preparation and Conduct of Protective Force Performance Testing (OUO) by Carl Pocratsky — last modified Nov 20, 2018 03:37 PM
This Technical Standard must be handled as Official Use Only (OUO), thus will not be available on the Technical Standards Program website. For distribution, contact Carl Pocratsky, 301-903-2769 or Carl.Pocratsky@hq.doe.gov.