The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA): (1) performs independent assessments for DOE senior leadership that report on whether national security assets are appropriately protected and Departmental operations provide for the safety of employees and the public; (2) implements DOE's regulatory enforcement program to promote contractor compliance with the Department’s safety and information security requirements; and (3) operates the Department’s National Training Center (NTC) to foster excellence in workforce leadership and technical capabilities.
Enforcement. Conducts enforcement activities for Federal regulatory requirements pertaining to worker safety and health, nuclear safety, and information security under authorities granted to the Secretary of Energy by the Atomic Energy Act.
Assessments. Provides DOE line management, Congress, and other stakeholders with an independent evaluation of the effectiveness of DOE policy and line management performance in safety and security, and other critical areas as directed by the Secretary of Energy.
Training. Develops and delivers standardized health, safety, safeguards, security, and protective force training for DOE and National Nuclear Security Administration Federal and contractor employees. The DOE National Training Center promotes a technically capable, security- and safety-oriented DOE workforce by developing courses based on current methods, orders, and directives.