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October 10, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1215-2014

Optimizing Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment for use with DOE O 458.1, ALARA Requirements

This Handbook addresses the development and use of a process to keep radiation exposures of the public and environment, and releases of radioactive material to the environment from DOE activities as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA), that is; an ALARA process to implement and comply with DOE O 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment.

September 30, 2014
DOE-STD-1182-2014

Civil/Structural Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Civil/Structural Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

August 1, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1214-2014

Conduct of Operations Assessment Field Handbook

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.

July 22, 2014
DOE-STD-1070-94

Criteria for Evaluation of Nuclear Facility Training Programs
Reaffirmed July 2014

The Criteria for Evaluation of Nuclear Facility Training Programs establishes objectives and criteria for evaluating nuclear facility training programs.

July 22, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1213-2014

Protective Force Contingency Planning Technical Standard

The Protective Force Contingency Planning Technical Standard outlines the responsibilities, planning considerations, training, management oversight, and other activities related to establishment of a Contingency Protective Force.

June 18, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1078-94

Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training
Reaffirmed June 2014 | Supercedes DOE-STD-0102T, TAP-2

This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook, DOE-HDBK-1 078-94, Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training, describes a systematic method for establishing and maintaining training programs.

June 2, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1211-2014

Activity-Level Work Planning and Control Implementation

This Handbook describes non-mandatory approaches for implementing Department of Energy (DOE) requirements for activity-level work planning and control (WP&C).

April 24, 2014
DOE-STD-1181-2014

Facility Maintenance Management Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Facility Maintenance Management Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE Facility Maintenance Management personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

April 24, 2014
DOE-STD-1137-2014

Fire Protection Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Fire Protection Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for Fire Protection Engineers.

February 14, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1132-99

The Design Considerations Handbook includes information and suggestions for the design of systems typical to nuclear facilities, information specific to various types of special facilities, and information useful to various design disciplines.
Reaffirmed 2014

January 9, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1118-99

Guide to Good Practices for Continuing Training
Superseding DOE-STD-1060-93 (February 1993) | Replaced DOE-HDBK-1118-99 (October 1999) | Reaffirmed (January 2014)

This guide provides contractor training organizations with information and methods useful in the development and implementation of continuing training programs using a Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process.

December 2, 2013
DOE-STD-1150-2013

Quality Assurance Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Quality Assurance (QA) Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE QA personnel who provide assistance,

November 14, 2013
DOE-STD-1121-2008

Internal Dosimetry
CHANGE NOTICE 1 OCTOBER 2013

This document is the DOE Technical Standard entitled, “Internal Dosimetry”.

November 6, 2013
DOE-STD-1174-2013

Radiation Protection Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Radiation Protection Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE Radiation Protection personnel who provide assistance, or direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

November 4, 2013
DOE-STD-1628-2013

Development of Probabilistic Risk Assessments for Nuclear Safety Applications

This document is the DOE Technical Standard entitled, “Development of Probabilistic Risk Assessments for Nuclear Safety Applications”.

October 11, 2013
DOE-STD-1168-2013

Confinement Ventilation and Process Gas Treatment Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Confinement Ventilation and Process Gas Treatment Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE CV&PGT personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

October 4, 2013
DOE-STD-1175-2013

Senior Technical Safety Manager Functional Area Qualification Standard

The STSM FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE STSMs who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

October 2, 2013
DOE-STD-1194-2011

Nuclear Materials Control and Accountability
Change Notice 3

This document describes establishing and maintaining a Material Control and Accountability (MC&A) program, where each MC&A program element is a part of a quality MC&A program.

August 16, 2013
DOE-HDBK-1108-2002

Radiological Safety Training for Accelerator Facilities
Reaffirmation with Change Notice 2 - (July 2013)

This non-mandatory Handbook describes a recommended implementation process for conducting the radiation safety training required by Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations Occupational Radiation Protection, (10 CFR 835) Subpart J and as recommended in chapter 7 of Implementation Guide G 441.1-1C, Radiation Protection Programs for Use with Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 835, Occupational Radiation Protection, and as outlined in the DOE standard DOE-STD-1098-2008, Radiological Control (RCS). The Handbook is to assist those individuals, both within the Department of Energy (DOE) and Managing and Operating (M&O) contractors, identified as having responsibility for implementing the training required by 10 CFR 835 and recommended by the RCS.

August 16, 2013
DOE-HDBK-1108-2002

Radiological Safety Training for Accelerator Facilities
Reaffirmation with Change Notice 2 (July 2013)

This non-mandatory Handbook describes a recommended implementation process for conducting the radiation safety training required by Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations Occupational Radiation Protection, (10 CFR 835) Subpart J and as outlined in the DOE standard DOE-STD-1098-99, Radiological Control (RCS). The Handbook is to assist those individuals, both within the Department of Energy (DOE) and Managing and Operating (M&O) contractors, identified as having responsibility for implementing the training required by 10 CFR 835 and recommended by the RCS

July 25, 2013
DOE-HDBK-1092-2013

Electrical Safety
Superseding DOE-HDBK-1092-2004 (December 2004)

Generally, the guidance contained in this Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook for Electrical Safety, DOE-HDBK-1092-2013, for implementing electrical safety at DOE facilities is based on well-developed industrial practices, mandatory rules, or nationally-recognized consensus codes or standards. The guidelines are written to be flexible, so that they encompass the range from large, permanent DOE test or production facilities to small research or testing facilities. These guidelines form a compendium of good practices and describe key elements of programs that support electrical safety at DOE facilities.

July 19, 2013
DOE-STD-1111-2013

Laboratory Accreditation Program Administration

This technical standard provides a brief description of and an administrative framework for DOELAP activities, and establishes parameters for accreditation and other actions. Detailed information on addressing the requirements in this technical standard is provided in the DOELAP technical standards listed below and is explained further in the supplemental handbook.

July 19, 2013
DOE-STD-1162-2013

Instrumentation and Control Functional Area Qualification Standard

The primary purpose of the Technical Qualification Program (TQP) is to ensure employees have the requisite technical competency to support the mission of the Department. The TQP forms the basis for the development and assignment of DOE personnel responsible for ensuring the safe operation of defense nuclear facilities.

May 7, 2013
DOE-HDBK-1145-2013

Radiological Safety Training for Plutonium Facilities

This Handbook describes an implementation process for training as recommended in Implementation Guide G 441.1-1C, CH1, May 2008 and as outlined in DOE-STD-1098-2008, CN1, May 2009, Radiation Protection Programs Guide, DOE Radiological Control (the Radiological Control Standard – RCS).

April 25, 2013
DOE-STD-1128-2013

Good Practices for Occupational Radiological Protection in Plutonium Facilities

This Technical Standard (TS) does not contain any new requirements. Its purpose is to provide information on good practices, update existing reference material, and discuss practical lessons learned relevant to the safe handling of plutonium. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) health physicists may adapt the recommendations from this TS to similar situations throughout the DOE complex.