CONTENT GUIDANCE FOR SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 17
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.
17.3 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND
This section summarizes the overall structure of the organizations. Include in the
summary the separate and distinct entities that are organized into a safety
conscious and responsive organization to ens ure and enhance the facility safety.
This section summarizes the organization, including the interfaces with respect
to the management of the facility beyond the operating organization.
This section summarizes the organization's responsibilities and authorities; its
interfaces with other organizations described in this chapter or other chapters
of the DSA, including the line operating organization; and the general safety
programs and issues for which it is responsible. Also discuss:
Technical and engineering support, maintenance, and modifications.
Safety issue discovery, communication, management, and resolution.
Independent safety review, audit, and compliance determination.
Safety ana lysis services, including USQ evaluation.
Support services such as utilities and other offsite support.
Staffing and Qualifications
This section summarizes the bases for the staffing levels and the knowledge,
skills, and abilities of facility personnel in organizations covered in this