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May 19, 2016
DOE-STD-6004-2016

Clearance and Release of Personal Property From Accelerator Facilities

The purpose of this Standard is to provide Department of Energy (DOE) accelerator facilities or modules thereof an acceptable approach for managing and dispositioning personal property that may be radiologically impacted (mainly by activation) by accelerator operations. This Standard facilitates implementation of requirements in DOE Order 458.1 Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment (hereafter O458.1 or the Order) [DOE2013], by providing criteria and guidance for DOE accelerator facilities to develop and implement site-specific programs (including management, technical, and operational aspects) for the radiological clearance and release of personal property.

May 19, 2016
DOE-STD-1026-2016

NNSA Package Certification Engineer Functional Area Qualification Standard

The NNSA Package Certification Engineer Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS)establishes common functional area competency requirements for all NNSA Package Certification Engineers who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of NNSA packaging and transportation activities.

May 13, 2016
DOE-STD-1219-2016

Analysis and Evaluation of the Operability and Reliability of the Intrusion Detection and Assessment Systems

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.

March 15, 2016
DOE-STD-1120-2016

Preparation of Documented Safety Analysis for Decommissioning and Environmental Restoration Activities

This Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD), DOE-STD-1120-2016, describes a methodology for preparing a Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) for decommissioning of hazard category (HC) 1, 2, or 3 nuclear facilities, as well as HC-2 or HC-3 environmental restoration (ER) activities that involve work not done within a permanent structure or the decommissioning of a facility with only low-level residual fixed radioactivity.

February 24, 2016
DOE-STD-1217-2016

Safeguards and Security Survey and Self-Assessment Planning, Conduct, and Reporting

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. It describes a consistent and acceptable approach to planning, conducting, and reporting the results for S&S surveys and self-assessments.

January 22, 2016
DOE-STD-3011-2016

Preparation of documented Safety Analysis for interim operations at DOE nuclear Facilities
Superceding DOE-STD-3011-2002 (January 2002)

This Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD), DOE-STD-3011-2016, describes a method for preparing a Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) for interim operations that is acceptable to DOE for hazard category (HC) 1, 2, or 3 nuclear facilities as set forth in Table 2 of Appendix A to Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) Part 830, Nuclear Safety Management, Subpart B, Safety Basis Requirements.

November 24, 2015
DOE-HDBK-3012-2015

Team Leader’s Good Practices For Readiness Reviews
Superseding DOE-HDBK-3012-2003

This Handbook provides instructions, explanations and examples for the performance of all phases of a Readiness Review (RR) to verify readiness to start or restart nuclear facilities, operations, and activities.

September 17, 2015
DOE-STD-1207-2012

Protection Programming Defensive Planning for Fixed Facilities
Change Notice 1 (September 2015)

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.

September 17, 2015
DOE-STD-1213-2014

Protective Force Contingency Planning Technical Standard
Change Notice 1 (September 2015)

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

September 16, 2015
DOE-STD-1129-2015

Tritium Handling and Safe Storage

This Standard provides useful information for establishing processes and procedures for the receipt, storage, assay, handling, packaging, and shipping of tritium and tritiated wastes. It includes discussions and advice on compliance‐based issues and adds insight to those areas in which DOE guidance is unclear. It is intended to be a “living document” that is revised periodically.

August 14, 2015
DOE-STD-1083-2009

Processing Exemptions to Nuclear Safety Rules and Approval of Alternative Methods for Documented Safety Analyses
Reaffirmation 2015

DOE may grant temporary or permanent exemptions from its nuclear safety requirements in rules provided that the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 820, Subpart E, ""Exemption Relief,"" are met. The provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 820 state that the Secretarial Officer (defined in 10 C.F.R. Part 820) shall utilize any procedures deemed necessary and appropriate to comply with the exemption responsibilities. This Standard establishes acceptable procedures that may be used to request and grant exemptions to DOE nuclear safety rules in accordance with 10 C.F.R. Part 820.

June 23, 2015
DOE-STD-3020-2015

Specification for HEPA Filters Used by DOE Contractors
Supersedes DOE-STD-3020-2005 (December 2005)

The purpose of this standard is to establish specifications and quality assurance (QA) requirements for the procurement, packaging, shipping and storage of high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters.

March 25, 2015
DOE-STD-1146-2007

General Technical Base Qualification Technical Standard
Reaffirmed 2015

The General Technical Base Qualification Standard establishes common technical competency requirements for all DOE 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.

March 19, 2015
DOE-HDBK-1216-2015

Environmental Radiological Effluent Monitoring and Environmental Surveillance

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) radiation protection of the public and the environment is contained within DOE Order (O) 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment. This Handbook describes elements that may be used to implement the radiological effluent monitoring and environmental surveillance requirements in DOE O 458.1.

January 6, 2015
DOE-HDBK-1081-2014

Primer on Spontaneous Heating and Pyrophoricity
Supersedes DOE-HDBK-1081-94

The purpose of this Primer is to provide an understanding of spontaneous heating and pyrophoricity hazards is necessary for DOE facility personnel to operate and maintain facilities and facility support systems in a safe manner.

December 19, 2014
DOE-STD-1104-2014

Review and Approval of Nuclear Facility Safety Basis and Safety Design Basis Documents.

This Standard describes a framework and the criteria to be used for approval of (1) safety basis documents, as required by 10 Code of Federal Regulation (C.F.R.) 830, Nuclear Safety Management, and (2) safety design basis documents, as required by Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD)-1189-2008, Integration of Safety into the Design Process.

November 12, 2014
DOE-STD-3009-2014

Preparation Of Nonreactor Nuclear Facility Documented Safety Analysis

This Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD), DOE-STD-3009-2014, describes a method for preparing a Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) that is acceptable to DOE for nonreactor nuclear facilities.

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.

June 18, 2014
DOE-HDBK-1078-94

Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training
Reaffirmed June 2014 | Supersedes 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.