Initial Testing, In- Service Surveillance, and Maintenance
P U R P O S E . The purpose of this DSA chapter is to provide information that will satisfy
the requirements of 10 CFR 830. . This chapter is not intended to be the vehicle for
review and approval of the surveillance, testing, or maintenance programs. It is intended
to describe the essential characteristics of the program as it relates to facility safety.
This chapter describes the essential features of the testing, surveillance, and maintenance
programs. Expected products of this chapter, as applicable based on the graded approach,
Description of the facility initial testing program.
Description of the facility in-service surveillance program.
Description of the planned, predictive, preventive, and corrective facility
Existing supporting documentation is to be referenced. Include brief abstracts of
referenced documentation with enough of the salient facts to provide an understanding of
the referenced documentation and its relation to this chapter.
A P P L I C A T I O N O F T H E G R A D E D A P P R O A C H . For Hazard Category 2
facilities, the discussion is expected to focus on the surveillance of safety SSCs.
Discussions can be brief and are limited to summaries of the major features of the
programmatic commitment to the safety basis.
CONTENT GUIDANCE FOR SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 10
This section provides an introduction to the contents of this chapter based on the
graded approach and includes objectives and scope specific to the chapter as
This section lists the design codes, standards, regulations, and DOE Orders that are
required for establishing the safety basis of the facility. The intent is to provide
only the requirements that are specific for this chapter and pertinent to the safety
analysis, and not a comprehensive listing of all industrial standards or codes or
criteria. SRIDs may be referenced as appropriate.