Management, Organization, and Institutional Safety
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 to define the management, orga nization and institutional
safety provision necessary to ensure safe operation of the facility.
This chapter presents information on management, technical, and other organizations that
support safe operation. This chapter also enumerates the requirements used to develop the
safety management programs, includes descriptions of the responsibilities of and
relationships between the non-operating organizations having a safety function and their
interfaces with the line operating organization, and presents sufficient information on the
safety management policies and programs to demonstrate that the facility operations are
embedded in a safety conscious environment. Expected products of this chapter, as
applicable based on the graded approach, include:
Description of the overall structure of the organizations and personnel with
responsibilities for facility safety and interfaces between those organizations.
Description of the programs that promote safety consciousness and morale
including safety culture, performa nce assessment, configuration and document
control, occurrence reporting, and staffing and qualification.
Existing supporting documentation is to be referenced. Include brief abstracts of
referenced documentation with enough of the salient facts to provid e 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 . The level of detail
required by this chapter is dependent upon magnitude of hazard and overall facility
complexity. Discussions can be brief and are limited to summaries of the major features of
the programmatic commitment to the safety basis.