The objective and criteria are derived from DOE Order 5480.19. They are intended to aid
each facility in meeting the intent of the order.
Facility configuration is properly maintained by methods that control equipment and system
The operations supervisor maintains proper facility configuration, including authorizing
changes to equipment and system status.
A system is in place to ensure and document proper alignment of equipment and systems
prior to placing them in service.
A lockout/tagout program is in place to provide protection to personnel and equipment and
to aid in the control of equipment and system status.
Administrative controls are established to document compliance with operational limits.
Operating personnel receive accurate information reflecting the status of control panel and
local panel alarms.
A system is in place to document equipment deficiencies.
All activities (including maintenance) on equipment that are important to safety, that affect
operations, or that change control indications or alarms, are properly analyzed, documented,