5.4.1 Section I, Introduction. This section should identify and provide a brief
description of the Rule, Order, Notice, Manual, Immediate Action Directive, or
Regulatory Standard for which the guide has been written. The introduction should
discuss how meeting the criteria in the specific requirements document or Policy will
help DOE achieve its mission and goals. The introduction should also briefly
describe the general purpose of the guide. Finally, the introduction should
encourage users of the guides to provide feedback to the OPI on the success or
difficulties encountered in the application of the guide.
5.4.2 Section II, Application. This section should indicate the functions,
activities, and/or facilities to which the guide applies. Typically, the guide would be
applicable to the same body of functions, activities, and/or facilities as the parent
requirements document or Policy. If so, they should be referenced or repeated here.
Applicability should be specific. The information provided should be sufficient for the
reader to determine if the guide applies to the specific functions, activities, and/or
facilities of interest to the reader.
This section should also briefly discuss the application of the safety guide or
implementation guide to the requirements document or Policy, including the scope of
the guide and the fact that acceptable alternative approaches and methods may be
used for implementing the provisions of the requirements document or Policy. This
section should point out any important interfaces or interrelationships between this
guide and other requirements or guidance documents.
5.4.3 Section III, General Information. This section should provide a general
description of the more important features of both the requirements document or
Policy and the guide, and should explain in some detail the use of a graded
approach to more efficiently utilize available resources in the implementation
5.4.4 Section IV, Guidelines. This section of the guide should specify
recommended procedures and processes for implementing and maintaining