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DOE-HDBK-1001-96

Guide to Good Practices for Training and Qualification of Instructors

This guide contains good practices for the training and qualification of technical instructors and instructional technologist at DOE reactor and non-reactor nuclear facilities.

05/15/1996
DOE-HDBK-1002-96

Guide to Good Practices for Training and Qualification of Chemical Operators

The purpose of the Guide to Good Practices for Training and Qualification of Chemical Operators is to provide contractor training organizations with information that can be used as a reference to refine existing chemical operator training programs, or develop new training programs where no program exists.

05/14/1996
DOE-HDBK-1003-96

Guide to Good Practices for Training and Qualification of Maintenance Personnel

This guide provides recommended education, experience, and training for maintenance personnel. Training and qualification programs based on the content of this guide should provide assurance that maintenance personnel perform their jobs safely and competently.

05/15/1996
DOE-HDBK-1010-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Classical Physics
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes information on the units used to measure physical properties; vectors, and how they are used to show the net effect of various forces; Newton's Laws of motion, and how to use these laws in force and motion applications; and the concepts of energy, work, and power, and how to measure and calculate the energy involved in various applications

09/27/1995
DOE-HDBK-1011/1-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Electrical Science, Volume 1 of 4
Reaffirmed 1999

The Department of Energy Fundamentals Handbook entitled Electrical Science was prepared as an information resource for personnel who are responsible for the operation of the Department's nuclear facilities. A basic understanding of electricity and electrical systems is necessary for DOE nuclear facility operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff to safely operate and maintain the facility and facility support systems

01/18/2006
DOE-HDBK-1011/2-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Electrical Science, Volume 2 of 4
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes information on alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) theory, circuits, motors, and generators; AC power and reactive components; batteries; AC and DC voltage regulators; transformers; and electrical test instruments and measuring devices.

01/29/1996
DOE-HDBK-1011/3-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Electrical Science, Volume 3 of 4
Reaffirmed 1999

This information will provide personnel with a foundation for understanding the basic operation of various types of DOE nuclear facility electrical equipment.

01/16/1996
DOE-HDBK-1011/4-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Electrical Science, Volume 4 of 4
Reaffirmed 1999

The Electrical Science Fundamentals Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors provide operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of electrical theory, terminology, and application.

01/10/1996
DOE-HDBK-1012/1-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Flow, Volume 1 of 3
Reaffirmed 1999

This module explains the properties of fluids and how those properties are affected by various processes. The module also explains how energy balances can be performed on facility systems or components and how efficiency can be calculated.

01/19/1996
DOE-HDBK-1012/2-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Flow, Volume 2 of 3
Reaffirmed 1999

This module describes conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer. The module also explains how specific parameters can affect the rate of heat transfer.

01/22/1996
DOE-HDBK-1012/3-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Flow, Volume 3 of 3

This module describes the relationship between the different types of energy in a fluid stream through the use of Bernoulli's equation. The module also discusses the causes of head loss in fluid systems and what factors affect head loss

01/26/1996
DOE-HDBK-1013/1-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Instrumentation and Control, Volume 1 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The Instrumentation and Control Fundamentals Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors provide operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of instrumentation and control systems.

01/24/1996
DOE-HDBK-1013/2-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Instrumentation and Control, Volume 2 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes information on temperature, pressure, flow, and level detection systems; position indication systems; process control systems; and radiation detection principles.

01/26/1996
DOE-HDBK-1014/1-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Mathematics Volume 1 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The Mathematics Fundamentals Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors provide operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of mathematics and its application to facility operation.

01/22/1996
DOE-HDBK-1014/2-92

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Mathematics Volume 2 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes a review of introductory mathematics and the concepts and functional use of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. Word problems, equations, calculations, and practical exercises that require the use of each of the mathematical concepts are also presented

01/23/1996
DOE-HDBK-1015/1-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Chemistry, Volume 1 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes information on the atomic structure of matter; chemical bonding; chemical equations; chemical interactions involved with corrosion processes; water chemistry control, including the principles of water treatment; the hazards of chemicals and gases, and basic gaseous diffusion processes.

01/30/1996
DOE-HDBK-1015/2-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Chemistry, Volume 2 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The Chemistry Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors in providing operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of chemistry.

01/30/1996
DOE-HDBK-1016/1-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Engineering Symbology, Prints, and Drawings, Volume 1 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The Engineering Symbology, Prints, and Drawings Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors in providing operators, maintenance personnel, and technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of engineering prints, their use, and their function.

06/21/2006
DOE-HDBK-1016/2-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Engineering Symbology, Prints, and Drawings, Volume 2 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999
The handbook includes information on engineering fluid drawings and prints; piping and instrument drawings; major symbols and conventions; electronic diagrams and schematics; logic circuits and diagrams; and fabrication, construction, and architectural drawings.

02/12/1996
DOE-HDBK-1017/1-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Material Science, Volume 1 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The Material Science Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors in providing operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of the structure and properties of metals.

06/27/1996
DOE-HDBK-1017/2-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Material Science, Volume 2 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes information on the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms in metals, failure modes, and the characteristics of metals that are commonly used in DOE nuclear facilities.

02/09/1996
DOE-HDBK-1018/1-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Mechanical Science, Volume 1 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The Mechanical Science Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors in providing operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of mechanical components and mechanical science.

07/10/1996
DOE-HDBK-1018/2-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Mechanical Science, Volume 2 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes information on diesel engines, heat exchangers, pumps, valves, and miscellaneous mechanical components.

07/15/1996
DOE-HDBK-1019/1-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Nuclear Physics and Reactor Theory, Volume 1 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The Nuclear Physics and Reactor Theory Handbook was developed to assist nuclear facility operating contractors in providing operators, maintenance personnel, and the technical staff with the necessary fundamentals training to ensure a basic understanding of nuclear physics and reactor theory.

07/18/1996
DOE-HDBK-1019/2-93

DOE Fundamentals Handbook, Nuclear Physics and Reactor Theory, Volume 2 of 2
Reaffirmed 1999

The handbook includes information on atomic and nuclear physics; neutron characteristics; reactor theory and nuclear parameters; and the theory of reactor operation.

07/18/1996
DOE-HDBK-1028-2009

Human Performance Improvement Handbook Volume 1 of 2

This Human Performance Improvement Handbook is a reference for anyone working in the Department of Energy (DOE) community who wants to learn more about human performance and how it can be improved.The handbook addresses the roles of individuals, leaders, and the organization in improving performance.

06/22/2009
DOE-HDBK-1028-2009

Human Performance Improvement Handbook Volume 2 of 2

This good practice handbook provides a set of practical methods and techniques for anticipating, preventing, and catching active human errors; and, more importantly, identifying and mitigating latent errors attributable to organizational factors.

06/16/2009
DOE-HDBK-1046-2008

Temporary Emergency Exposure Limits for Chemicals: Methods and Practice

This order, and its Guides issued in 2007, reference Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) and Emergency Response Planning Guidelines (ERPGs) as the emergency exposure limits of choice. This document describes why TEELs are needed, their role in emergency planning in DOE, the history of their development, and the methods by which they are developed.

08/21/2008
DOE-HDBK-1074-95

Alternative Systematic Approaches to Training
Reaffirmed 2001

The use of guidance on selection and implementation of appropriate training approaches after consideration of job complexity, the consequences of error based on risk/hazard potential, and available training media should result in effective and efficient training programs.

11/21/1995
DOE-HDBK-1076-94

Table-Top Job Analysis
Reaffirmed 1999

This Handbook establishes the guidance necessary to conduct table-top job analysis. An overview of job analysis is provided that is followed by a look at some of the types of analysis that are conducted. Finally, the table-top job analysis method is explained in detail.

07/15/1996
DOE-HDBK-1078-94

Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training
Reaffirmed June 2014 | Supercedes DOE-STD-0102T, TAP-2

This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook, DOE-HDBK-1 078-94, Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training, describes a systematic method for establishing and maintaining training programs.

06/18/2014
DOE-HDBK-1080-97

Guide to Good Practices for Oral Examinations

This Primer is intended to help operations and maintenance personnel perform their duties safely by increasing their knowledge of tritium handling and control, thus reducing the likelihood of tritium releases and exposures, and by providing basic emergency responses in the case of a tritium release.

12/01/1997
DOE-HDBK-1081-94

Primer on Spontaneous Heating and Pyrophoricity
Reaffirmed 2001

The purpose of this Primer is to provide operations and maintenance personnel with the information necessary to identify and prevent potential spontaneous combustion hazards. Throughout the history of industry and the DOE Complex, fires caused by spontaneously heating and pyrophoric materials have occurred, sometimes causing personal injury and significant damage to facilities.

11/22/1995
DOE-HDBK-1084-95

Primer on Lead-Acid Storage Batteries

The handbook was developed to help DOE facility contractors prevent accidents caused during operation and maintenance of lead-acid storage batteries. Safety hazards and precautions are discussed in the section on battery maintenance.

01/05/1996
DOE-HDBK-1086-95

Table-Top Training Program Design
Reaffirmed 2001

Table-Top methods can be used for many purposes, but the focus of this Handbook is on training program design. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.20A, Personnel Selection, Qualification, and Training Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, stresses the importance of training programs that are based on a systematic approach.

07/10/1996
DOE-HDBK-1092-2013

Electrical Safety
Superseding DOE-HDBK-1092-2004 (December 2004)

Generally, the guidance contained in this Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook for Electrical Safety, DOE-HDBK-1092-2013, for implementing electrical safety at DOE facilities is based on well-developed industrial practices, mandatory rules, or nationally-recognized consensus codes or standards. The guidelines are written to be flexible, so that they encompass the range from large, permanent DOE test or production facilities to small research or testing facilities. These guidelines form a compendium of good practices and describe key elements of programs that support electrical safety at DOE facilities.

07/25/2013
DOE-HDBK-1099-96

Establishing Nuclear Facility Drill Programs

The purpose of DOE Handbook, Establishing Nuclear Facility Drill Programs, is to provide DOE contractor organizations with guidance for development or modification of drill programs that both train on and evaluate facility training and procedures dealing with a variety of abnormal and emergency operating situations likely to occur at a facility.

05/14/1996
DOE-HDBK-1100-2004

Chemical Process Hazards Analysis
Superseding DOE-HDBK-1100-96 (February 1996)

The purpose of this handbook is to facilitate, within the DOE, the performance of chemical process hazards analyses (PrHAs) as required under the PSM Rule. It provides basic information for the performance of PrHAs, and should not be considered a complete resource on PrHA methods. Likewise, to determine if a facility is covered by the PSM rule, the reader should refer to the handbook, ""Process Safety Management for Highly Hazardous Chemicals"" (DOE-HDBK-1101-2004).

08/04/2004
DOE-HDBK-1101-2004

Process Safety Management for Highly Hazardous Chemicals
Superseding DOE-HDBK-1101-96 (February 1996)

This handbook provides information necessary to determine if a chemical process is covered by the PSM Rule and provides an interpretation of the 14 elements of the PSM Rule. An overview of these elements is given in Table 1.1. This handbook also describes DOE programs that may, with or without modification, satisfy the requirements of this Rule. Questions and answers, based on OSHA's responses to questions from industry and labor, are provided at the end of most sections.

07/26/2004
DOE-HDBK-1103-96

Table-Top Needs Analysis

This Handbook guides the conduct of table-top needs analysis. An overview of needs analysis is provided and is followed by a detailed explanation of the table-top needs analysis method. The appendixes include facilitator and coordinator materials to provide further information and examples of table-top needs analysis.

01/28/1997
DOE-HDBK-1108-2002

Radiological Safety Training for Accelerator Facilities
Reaffirmation with Change Notice 2 (July 2013)

This non-mandatory Handbook describes a recommended implementation process for conducting the radiation safety training required by Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations Occupational Radiation Protection, (10 CFR 835) Subpart J and as outlined in the DOE standard DOE-STD-1098-99, Radiological Control (RCS).

08/16/2013
DOE-HDBK-1110-2008

ALARA Training for Technical Support Personnel

This Handbook describes a recommended implementation process for training as outlined in the DOE Radiological Control Standard (RadCon Standard). The Handbook is to assist those individuals within Department of Energy (DOE), Managing and Operating (M&O) contractors, and Managing and Integrating (M&I) contractors, identified as having responsibility for implementing the training recommended by the RadCon Standard.

02/14/2008
DOE-HDBK-1113-2008

Radiological Safety Training for Uranium Facilities

This Handbook describes a recommended implementation process for additional training as outlined in DOE-STD-1098-99, Radiological Control (RCS). Its purpose is to assist those individuals, Department of Energy (DOE) employees, Managing and Operating (M&O) contractors, and Managing and Integrating (M&I) contractors identified as having responsibility for implementing the training recommended by the RCS.

04/14/2008
DOE-HDBK-1114-98

DOE-HDBK-1114-98: Guide to Good Practices for Line and Training Manager Activities
Superseding DOE-STD-1056-93 (February 1993)

The purpose of this guide is to provide direction for line and training managers in carrying out their responsibilities for training and qualifying assigned personnel and to verify that existing training activities are effective.

08/13/1997
DOE-HDBK-1115-98

Guide to Good Practices for the Selection, Training, and Qualification of Shift Technical Advisors
Superseding DOE-STD-1057-93 (February 1993)

The purpose of this guide is to provide information on the STA training and qualification program. The guide is based on STAs being assigned specific responsibilities and duties within the shift crew.

01/21/1999
DOE-HDBK-1116-98

Guide to Good Practices for Developing and Conducting Case Studies
Superseding DOE-STD-1058-93

This guide contains a method for learning from experience to prevent mistakes from occurring; that method is the case study.

05/19/1998
DOE-HDBK-1117-99

Guide to Good Practices for Maintenance Supervisor Selection and Development
Superseding DOE-STD-1059-93 (February 1993)

This guide has been developed based on functional responsibilities typical of the electrical, instrument and control, mechanical, and maintenance supervisor positions. This guide applies to all levels of maintenance supervision, up to but not including the maintenance manager.

11/18/1999
DOE-HDBK-1118-99

Guide to Good Practices for Continuing Training
Superseding DOE-STD-1060-93 (February 1993) | Replaced DOE-HDBK-1118-99 (October 1999) | Reaffirmed (January 2014)

This guide provides contractor training organizations with information and methods useful in the development and implementation of continuing training programs using a Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process.

01/09/2014
DOE-HDBK-1119-99

Guide to Good Practices for the Selection, Training, and Qualification of Shift Supervisors
Superseding DOE-STD-1061-93 (February 1993)

This guide, used in conjunction with a facility-specific job analysis, provides a framework for the selection, training, qualification, and professional development of reactor facility and non-reactor nuclear facility shift supervisors. Training and qualification programs based on this guide should provide assurance that shift supervisors perform their jobs safely and competently.

04/20/1999
DOE-HDBK-1122-2009

Radiological Control Technician Training
Change Notice No. 1 2009 | Change Notice No. 2 2011

This Handbook describes an implementation process for core training as recommended in chapter 14 to Implementation Guide G441.1-1C , Radiation Protection Programs for Use with Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 835, Occupational Radiation Protection, and as outlined in the DOE standard, Radiological Control (RCS). The Handbook is meant to assist those individuals within the Department of Energy, Managing and Operating contractors, and Managing and Integrating contractors identified as having responsibility for implementing core training recommended by the

03/11/2009
DOE-HDBK-1129-2008

Tritium Handling and Safe Storage

This Handbook can be used by personnel involved in the full range of tritium handling, from receipt to ultimate disposal. Compliance issues are addressed at each stage of handling. This Handbook can also be used as a reference for those individuals involved in real-time determination of bounding doses resulting from inadvertent tritium releases.

01/30/2009
DOE-HDBK-1130-2008

Radiological Worker (RW) Training
Change Notice 2 (March 2013) | Reaffirmed 2013

This Handbook describes an implementation process for core training as recommended in chapter 14 to Implementation Guide G441.1-1B , Radiation Protection Programs for Use with Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 835, Occupational Radiation Protection, and as outlined in the DOE standard, Radiological Control (RCS).

03/28/2013
DOE-HDBK-1131-2007

General Employee Radiological Training
Change Notice 1 (June 2009) | Reaffirmed 2013

This handbook describes the DOE General Employee Radiological Training program. It includes standards and policies as well as recommendations for material development and program administration. It is intended for use by DOE contractors for the development of facility-specific general employee radiological training.

02/14/2013
DOE-HDBK-1132-99

The Design Considerations Handbook includes information and suggestions for the design of systems typical to nuclear facilities, information specific to various types of special facilities, and information useful to various design disciplines.
Reaffirmed 2014

02/14/2014
DOE-HDBK-1139-2006

Chemical Management

This non-mandatory Handbook is designed to assist Department of Energy (DOE) and contractor managers in assessing chemical hazard management and is approved for use by all DOE Components and their contractors. Examples of best practices needed to institute high-quality chemical management within the context of a site's Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) are provided.

06/15/2006
DOE-HDBK-1140-2001

Human Factors/Ergonomics Handbook for the Design for Ease of Maintenance - Table of Content and Chapter 1

The Handbook DOE-HDBK-1140-2001 Human Factors/Ergonomics Handbook for the Design for Ease of Maintenance has been separated into three sections for ease of downloading

04/23/2001
DOE-HDBK-1141-2008

Radiological Assessor Training

This handbook describes a Radiological Assessor Training program. It includes standards and policies as well as recommendations for material development and program administration. It is intended for use by DOE and DOE contractors for the development of facilityspecific radiological assessor training. This material is intended for assessment of occupational radiation protection programs.

08/20/2008
DOE-HDBK-1145-2013

Radiological Safety Training for Plutonium Facilities

This Handbook describes an implementation process for training as recommended in Implementation Guide G 441.1-1C, CH1, May 2008 and as outlined in DOE-STD-1098-2008, CN1, May 2009, Radiation Protection Programs Guide, DOE Radiological Control (the Radiological Control Standard – RCS).

05/07/2013
DOE-HDBK-1163-2003

Integration of Multiple Hazard Analysis Requirements and Activities

During Fiscal Year 2001, the joint DOE/EFCOG Chemical Safety Topical Committee (CSTC) formed a team consisting of representatives from several sites and DOE headquarters to evaluate possible methods for integrating hazard analysis activities with potential overlap such as radiological, chemical, emergency preparedness, environmental and others. The CSTC Team identified and reviewed hazard analysis requirements and issues, collected numerous sources of good practices information and evaluated possible methods for integrating hazard analysis activities.

10/28/2003
DOE-HDBK-1169-2003

DOE Handbook Nuclear Air Cleaning Handbook

This revision updates the information provided in ERDA 76-21 and incorporates current thinking as provided by manufacturers, subject matter experts from the DOE complex and members of the ASME Committee on Nuclear Air and Gas Treatment (ASME AG-1 Committee). Chapters have been added on History, Fire Protection, and Occupational Safety and Health.

12/11/2003
DOE-HDBK-1200-97

Guide to Good Practices for Developing Learning Objectives
Supersedes DOE-STD-1005-92 (July 1992)

This guide to good practices provides information and guidance on the types of and development of learning objectives in a systematic approach to training (SAT) program.

03/14/1997
DOE-HDBK-1201-97

Guide to Good Practices: Evaluation Instrument Examples
Supersedes DOE-STD-1006-92 (July 1992)

This guide provides information on evaluation instruments used to gather employee, supervisor, and instructor feedback to identify strengths and weaknesses of training programs at DOE facilities. It should be used in conjunction with DOE Training Program Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training and DOE Handbook, Alternative Systematic Approaches to Training.

01/08/1997
DOE-HDBK-1202-97

Guide to Good Practices for Teamwork Training and Diagnostic Skills Development
Supersedes DOE-STD-1007-92

This guide provides assistance in the development, implementation, and improvement of training on teamwork and diagnostics. DOE and contractor representatives identified the need for teamwork and diagnostics training guidance. This need was based on the increasing emphasis of properly applying knowledge and skills to complete assigned tasks. Teamwork and diagnostic skills have become a focal point because of the impact they have on effective facility operation and safety.

07/26/2005
DOE-HDBK-1203-97

Guide to Good Practices for Training of Technical Staff and Managers
Supersedes DOE-STD-1008-92 (July 1992)

Training programs at Department of Energy (DOE) facilities should prepare personnel to safely and efficiently operate the facilities in accordance with DOE requirements. This guide contains information that can be used to develop or validate training programs for technical staff and managers at DOE nuclear facilities. Training programs based on the content of this guide should provide assurance that these personnel perform their jobs safely and competently.

04/07/2007
DOE-HDBK-1204-97

Guide to Good Practices for the Development of Test Items
Supersedes DOE-STD-1009-92 (July 1992)

While the methodology used in developing test items can vary significantly, to ensure quality examinations, test items should be developed systematically. Test design and development is discussed in the DOE Guide to Good Practices for Design, Development, and Implementation of Examinations.

07/26/2005
DOE-HDBK-1205-97

Guide to Good Practices for the Design, Development, and Implementation of Examinations
Supersedes DOE-STD-1011-92

The purpose of this Guide to Good Practices is to provide direction to training personnel in the broad areas of design, development, and implementation of examinations.

07/27/2005
DOE-HDBK-1206-98

Guide to Good Practices for On-the-Job Training
Superseding DOE-STD-1012-92

This guide presents good practices for a systematic approach to on-the-job training (OJT) and OJT programs. DOE contractors may also use this guide to modify existing OJT programs that do not meet the systematic approach to training (SAT) objectives.

07/27/2005
DOE-HDBK-1208-2012

Accident Investigation and Prevention

This handbook has been organized along a logical sequence of the application of the DOE “core analytical techniques” for conducting a DOE Federal-, or contractor-led Accident Investigation or an OSR in order to prevent accidents. The analysis techniques presented in this Handbook have been developed and informed from academic research and validated through industry application and practice.

01/30/2013
DOE-HDBK-1209-2012

Access Handbook - Conducting Health Studies at Department of Energy

The purpose of this handbook is to outline procedures that facilitate access to information needed for outside researchers conducting public health activities at Department of Energy (DOE) sites. The handbook is intended for use by these researchers conducting studies.

09/27/2012
DOE-HDBK-1211-2014

Activity-Level Work Planning and Control Implementation

This Handbook describes non-mandatory approaches for implementing Department of Energy (DOE) requirements for activity-level work planning and control (WP&C).

06/02/2014
DOE-HDBK-1213-2014

Protective Force Contingency Planning Technical Standard

The Protective Force Contingency Planning Technical Standard outlines the responsibilities, planning considerations, training, management oversight, and other activities related to establishment of a Contingency Protective Force.

07/22/2014
DOE-HDBK-1214-2014

Conduct of Operations Assessment Field Handbook

This handbook is designed to assist in performing routine Conduct of Operations field observations (which include walkthroughs and tours), as well as provide basic guidance in preparing for a more formal assessment.

08/01/2014
DOE-HDBK-1215-2014

Optimizing Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment for use with DOE O 458.1, ALARA Requirements

This Handbook addresses the development and use of a process to keep radiation exposures of the public and environment, and releases of radioactive material to the environment from DOE activities as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA), that is; an ALARA process to implement and comply with DOE O 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment.

10/10/2014
DOE-HDBK-3010-94

Airborne Release Fractions/Rates and Respirable Fractions for Nonreactor Nuclear Facilities
Reaffirmed 2013

The purpose of this document is to provide a compendium and analysis of experimental data from which airborne release fractions (ARFs) and respirable fractions (RFs) may be derived. Such values are needed to determine quantities of radioactive material driven airborne for the purpose of estimating the scope of the potential release spectrum and potential downwind consequences from a given facility or activity.

07/26/1996
DOE-HDBK-3012-2003

Guide To Good Practices For Operational Readiness Reviews (ORR), Team Leader's Guide
SUPERSEDING DOE-HDBK-3012-96

This guidance provides instructions, explanations and examples for the performance of all phases of an Operational Readiness Review (ORR). Details pertinent to the Team Leader, Team Members, and Review Coordinator are outlined. Appendices contain sample forms and correspondence, which are typically used to initiate and perform the ORR.

11/26/2003
DOE-HDBK-3027-99

INTEGRATED SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (ISMS) VERIFICATION TEAM LEADER'S HANDBOOK

This ISMS Verification Team Leader’s handbook has been developed to provide guidance to the ISMS verification Team Leader and the verification team. The Team Leader has a significant responsibility to ensure that the ISMS presented for review conforms to DOE regulations.Another purpose for this handbook is to provide recommended actions and procedures to help develop the skills and understanding necessary for effective membership on a verification team.

06/09/1999
DOE-HDBK-6004-99

Supplementary Guidance and Design Experience for the Fusion Safety Standards DOE-STD-6002-96 and DOE-STD-6003-96

The first of these standards identifies requirements that subscribers to that standard must meet to achieve safety in fusion facilities. The second standard contains guidance to assist in meeting the requirements identified in the first.

02/11/1999
DOE-NA-STD-3016-2006

Hazard Analysis Reports for Nuclear Explosive Operations

The purpose of this technical standard is to clarify DOE/NNSA expectations and to provide guidance for preparing HARs for NEOs. The general requirements for operation-specific HARs are those contained in Chapters 2-5 of DOE-STD-3009-94, Change Notice 2, “Preparation Guide for U.S. Department of Energy Nonreactor Nuclear Facility Documented Safety Analysis”, or superseding directives.

05/19/2006
DOE-SPEC-1142-2001

Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation Testing

This specification is for beryllium lymphocyte proliferation tests (BeLPT) used for detecting an individual’s sensitivity to beryllium and for clinical evaluation and diagnosis of patients for chronic beryllium disease. This specification should be used in all contracts with laboratories for the purchase of BeLPT Services.

05/07/2001
DOE-STD-1020-2012

Natural Phenomena Hazards Analysis and Design Criteria for Department of Energy Facilities
Supersedes DOE-STD-1020-2002

This Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD)-1020-2012, Natural Phenomena Hazards Analysis and Design Criteria for DOE Facilities, provides criteria and guidance for the analysis and design of facility structures, systems, and components (SSCs) that are necessary to implement the requirements of DOE Order (O) 420.1C, Facility Safety, and to ensure that the SSCs will be able to effectively perform their intended safety functions under the effects of natural phenomena hazards (NPHs).

10/03/2012
DOE-STD-1025-2008

Weapons Quality Assurance Qualification Standard

This technical FAQS identifies the minimum technical competency requirements for DOE Weapon Quality Assurance personnel. These positions are the Weapon Quality Assurance Specialist, and the Weapon Quality Assurance Engineer/Scientist.

02/11/2009
DOE-STD-1026-2009

NNSA Package Certification Engineer Functional Area Qualification Standard

The NNSA Package Certification Engineer FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE package certification engineers who provide assistance, or direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

02/18/2009
DOE-STD-1027-92

Hazard Categorization and Accident Analysis Techniques for Compliance with DOE Order 5480.23, Nuclear Safety Analysis Reports

Change Notice No. 1 (September 1997)

The purpose of this DOE Standard is to establish guidance for the preparation and review of hazard categorization and accident analyses techniques as required in DOE Order 5480.23, Nuclear Safety Analysis Reports.

12/12/1997
DOE-STD-1029-92

Writer's Guide for Technical Procedures
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998)

This Writer's Guide for Technical Procedures is one of a series of documents currently being developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to define broad requirements for procedure program management and to provide guidance for the preparation of procedures used at DOE facilities.

01/07/1999
DOE-STD-1030-96

Guide to Good Practices for Lockouts and Tagouts
Supercedes DOE-STD-1030-92

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Lockouts and Tagouts, Chapter IX of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities

07/26/1998
DOE-STD-1031-92

Guide to Good Practices for Communications
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Communications, Chapter IV of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities. The practices in this guide should be considered when planning or reviewing communication programs.

12/29/1998
DOE-STD-1032-92

Guide to Good Practices for Operations Organization and Administration
Change Notice 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Operations Organization and Administration, Chapter I of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

12/16/1998
DOE-STD-1033-92

Guide to Good Practices for Operations and Administration Updates Through Required Reading
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

The purpose of this Guide to Good Practices is to provide Department of Energy (DOE) contractors with information that can be used to validate and/or modify existing programs relative to Conduct of Operations.

12/17/1998
DOE-STD-1034-93

Guide to Good Practices for Timely Orders to Operators

Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed (2001)

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Timely Orders to Operators, Chapter XV of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

11/25/1998
DOE-STD-1035-93

Guide to Good Practices for Logkeeping
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Logkeeping, Chapter XI of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

12/15/1998
DOE-STD-1036-93

Guide to Good Practices for Independent Verification
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

The purpose of this Guide to Good Practices is to provide Department of Energy (DOE) contractors with information that can be used to validate and/or modify existing programs relative to Conduct of Operations.

11/23/1998
DOE-STD-1037-93

Guide to Good Practices for Operations Aspects of Unique Processes
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Operations Aspects of Facility Chemistry and Unique Processes, Chapter XIII of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

12/15/1998
DOE-STD-1038-93

Guide to Good Practices for Operations Turnover
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide directionn for, Operations Turnover, Chapter XII of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

12/16/1998
DOE-STD-1039-93

Guide to Good Practices for Control of Equipment and System Status
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001
This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Control of Equipment and System Status, Chapter VIII of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

12/14/1998
DOE-STD-1040-93

Guide to Good Practices for Control of On-Shift Training
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Control of On-Shift Training, Chapter V of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities. "Control of On-Shift Training" is an element of an effective Conduct of Operations program.

12/31/1998
DOE-STD-1041-93

Guide to Good Practices for Shift Routines and Operating Practices
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, “Shift Routines and Operating Practices,” Chapter II of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities. “Shift Routines and Operating Practices” is an element of an effective Conduct of Operations program.

01/11/1999
DOE-STD-1042-93

Guide to Good Practices for Control Area Activities
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, “Control Area Activities,” Chapter III of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.“Control Area Activities” is an element of an effective Conduct of Operations program.

12/15/1998
DOE-STD-1043-93

Guide to Good Practices for Operator Aid Postings
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, Operator Aid Postings, Chapter XVII of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

12/14/1998
DOE-STD-1044-93

Guide to Good Practices for Equipment and Piping Labeling
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

This Guide to Good Practices is written to enhance understanding of, and provide direction for, “Equipment and Piping Labeling,” Chapter XVIII of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities.

12/17/1998
DOE-STD-1045-93

Guide to Good Practices for Notifications and Investigation of Abnormal Events
Change Notice No. 1 (December 1998) | Reaffirmed 2001

"Notifications" and "Investigation of Abnormal Events" are elements of an effective Conduct of Operations program. The complexity and array of activities performed in DOE facilities dictate the necessity for a coordinated notifications program and a consistent method for investigating abnormal events to promote safe and efficient operations.

12/14/1998
DOE-STD-1047-2008

Safety Functions and Other Features of Remotely Operated Weapon Systems

This standard summarizes safety functions and other features of Remotely Operated Weapon Systems (ROWS) requested most frequently by users and safety personnel at sites of the U.S. Department of Energy (including the National Nuclear Security Administration). These design features are intended to improve the safety, reliability, and ease of use of these systems; they may also improve the performance of these systems.

09/03/2008
DOE-STD-1063-2011

Facility Representatives
Change Notice 1 (March 2012)

The purpose of the DOE FR Program is to ensure that competent DOE staff personnel are assigned to oversee the day-to-day contractor operations at DOE’s hazardous nuclear and non-nuclear facilities.Oversight performed by FRs provides DOE Line Managers with accurate, objective information on the effectiveness of contractor work performance and practices, including implementation of the integrated safety management system.

04/18/2012
DOE-STD-1066-2012

Fire Protection
Supersedes DOE-STD-1066-99

This Standard was developed to provide acceptable methods and approaches for meeting DOE fire protection program and design requirements and to address special or unique fire protection issues at DOE facilities that are not comprehensively or adequately addressed in national consensus standards or other design criteria.

12/05/2012
DOE-STD-1070-94

Criteria for Evaluation of Nuclear Facility Training Programs
Reaffirmed July 2014

The Criteria for Evaluation of Nuclear Facility Training Programs establishes objectives and criteria for evaluating nuclear facility training programs.

07/22/2014
DOE-STD-1073-2003

Configuration Management Program

The purpose of this standard is to define the objectives of a configuration management process for DOE nuclear facilities (including activities and operations), and to provide detailed examples and supplementary guidance on methods of achieving those objectives. Configuration management is a disciplined process that involves both management and technical direction to establish and document the design requirements nd the physical configuration of the nuclear facility and to ensure that they remain consistent with each other and the documentation.

10/27/2003
DOE-STD-1083-2009

Processing Exemptions to Nuclear Safety Rules and Approval of Alternative Methods for Documented Safety Analyses

DOE may grant temporary or permanent exemptions from its nuclear safety requirements in rules provided that the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 820, Subpart E, ""Exemption Relief,"" are met. The provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 820 state that the Secretarial Officer (defined in 10 C.F.R. Part 820) shall utilize any procedures deemed necessary and appropriate to comply with the exemption responsibilities. This Standard establishes acceptable procedures that may be used to request and grant exemptions to DOE nuclear safety rules in accordance with 10 C.F.R. Part 820.

06/29/2009
DOE-STD-1090-2011

Hoisting and Rigging (Formerly Hoisting and Rigging Manual)
Superseding DOE-STD-1090-2007 (August 2007)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hoisting and Rigging Standard is intended to be used by supervisors, line managers, safety personnel, equipment operators, riggers and other personnel responsible for the safety of hoisting and rigging operations at DOE sites. It may be used as either contract document or as a best practices guide at the site’s or program office’s discretion.

09/30/2011
DOE-STD-1095-2011

Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation Program for Personnel Dosimetry

This technical standard describes the U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation Program for external dosimetry, in support of worker health, safety, and security. DOELAP accreditation involves performance testing and documentation of program elements important to the long-term quality assurance of a dosimetry program and its ability to accurately measure, record, and report occupational whole body and extremity dose.

02/15/2011
DOE-STD-1098-2008

Radiological Control
Change Notice 1 May 2009

The Department of Energy (DOE) has developed this Standard to assist line managers in meeting their responsibilities for
implementing occupational radiological control programs.

06/16/2009
DOE-STD-1104-2014

Review and Approval of Nuclear Facility Safety Basis and Safety Design Basis Documents.

This Standard describes a framework and the criteria to be used for approval of (1) safety basis documents, as required by 10 Code of Federal Regulation (C.F.R.) 830, Nuclear Safety Management, and (2) safety design basis documents, as required by Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD)-1189-2008, Integration of Safety into the Design Process.

12/19/2014
DOE-STD-1107-97

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Key Radiation Protection Positions at DOE Facilities
Change Notice No. 1 (November 2007)

This document provides detailed qualification criteria for contractor key radiation protection personnel. Although federal key radiation protection positions are also identified in Table 1, qualification standards for federal positions are provided in DOE O 360.1B, October 2001 and the DOE Technical Qualifications Program.

11/08/2007
DOE-STD-1111-2013

Laboratory Accreditation Program Administration

This technical standard provides a brief description of and an administrative framework for DOELAP activities, and establishes parameters for accreditation and other actions. Detailed information on addressing the requirements in this technical standard is provided in the DOELAP technical standards listed below and is explained further in the supplemental handbook.

07/19/2013
DOE-STD-1112-98

Laboratory Accreditation Program for Radiobioassay

This technical standard describes the U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOELAP) for Radiobioassay, for use by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and DOE Contractor radiobioassay programs.

03/22/1999
DOE-STD-1120-2005

Integration of Environment, Safety, and Health into Facility Disposition Activities

Subsequent to the initial release of DOE-STD-1120-98, nuclear safety basis requirements were promulgated in 10 CFR 830, Subpart B. The standard was identified as a “safe harbor” approach for preparing a documented safety analysis (DSA) for decommissioning and environmental restoration activities. The May 1998 version of the standard was not explicit regarding compliance with safety basis requirements of Part 830

04/13/2005
DOE-STD-1121-2008

Internal Dosimetry
CHANGE NOTICE 1 OCTOBER 2013

This standard lays out the essential elements of an internal dosimetry program. Information on bioassay, minimum detectable activity, whole body counting, biokinetic models, internal dosimetry calculations and computer codes are presented.

11/14/2013
DOE-STD-1123-2009

Safeguards and Security General Technical Base Qualification Standard

The Safeguards and Security General Technical Base Qualification Standard is intended to ensure that all safeguards and security employees in the TQP have a common level of core technical knowledge. The Safeguards and Security Functional Area Qualification Standard builds on this base knowledge to provide greater knowledge and skills.

08/12/2009
DOE-STD-1128-2013

Good Practices for Occupational Radiological Protection in Plutonium Facilities

This Technical Standard (TS) does not contain any new requirements. Its purpose is to provide information on good practices, update existing reference material, and discuss practical lessons learned relevant to the safe handling of plutonium. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) health physicists may adapt the recommendations from this TS to similar situations throughout the DOE complex.

04/25/2013
DOE-STD-1136-2009

Guide of Good Practices for Occupational Radiological Protection in Uranium Facilities

This Technical Standard (TS) provides operational guidance, practical lessons learned and experience gained, guides to good practice, and reference information on the safe handling of uranium.

08/11/2009
DOE-STD-1137-2014

Fire Protection Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Fire Protection Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for Fire Protection Engineers.

04/24/2014
DOE-STD-1138-2007

Industrial Hygiene Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Industrial Hygiene FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE industrial hygiene personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

11/15/2007
DOE-STD-1146-2007

General Technical Base Qualification Standard

The General Technical Base Qualification Standard establishes common technical competency requirements for all DOE personnel who provide assistance in, direction or guidance to, or oversight or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

12/05/2007
DOE-STD-1149-2002

Safety and Health Program for DOE Construction Projects

The intent of this standard is to provide an effective methodology for managing the hazards inherent to construction work in a systematic manner that can be easily integrated with the management of other technical aspects of a construction project.

03/01/2002
DOE-STD-1150-2002

Quality Assurance Functional Area Qualification Standard
Replaced by DOE-1150-2013

This QA Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for DOE personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical QA activities impacting the safe operation of defense nuclear facilities.

04/22/2002
DOE-STD-1150-2013

Quality Assurance Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Quality Assurance (QA) Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE QA personnel who provide assistance,

12/02/2013
DOE-STD-1151-2010

Facility Representative Functional Area Qualification Standard

FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE DOE O 426.1, Federal Technical Capabilities, commits the Department to continuously strive for technical excellence. The Technical Qualification Program (TQP), along with the supporting technical qualification standards, complements the personnel processes that support the Department’s drive for technical excellence.

10/12/2010
DOE-STD-1153-2002

A Graded Approach for Evaluating Radiation Doses to Aquatic and Terrestrial Biota

This technical standard provides methods, models, and guidance within a graded approach that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and its contractors may use to evaluate doses of ionizing radiation to populations of aquatic animals, terrestrial plants, and terrestrial animals from DOE activities for the purpose of demonstrating protection relative to Dose Rate Guidelines.

08/14/2002
DOE-STD-1155-2002

Transportation and Traffic Management Functional Area Qualification

The Office of Environmental Management is the Sponsor for the Transportation and Traffic Management Qualification Standard. The Sponsor is responsible for coordinating the development and/or review of the Functional Area Qualification Standard by subject matter experts to ensure that the technical content of the standard is accurate and adequate for Department-wide application for those involved in the Transportation and Traffic Management Program.

04/05/2010
DOE-STD-1156-2011

Environmental Compliance Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Environmental Compliance FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE environmental compliance personnel who provide assistance, or direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities. The technical FAQS has been developed as a tool to assist DOE program and field offices in the development and implementation of the TQP in their organization.

06/20/2011
DOE-STD-1157-2002

Environmental Restoration Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Environmental Restoration Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities impacting the safe operation of DOE’s most hazardous facilities.

11/12/2002
DOE-STD-1158-2010

Self-Assessment Standard for DOE Contractor Criticality Safety Programs

This document encompasses all elements of the Contractor Criticality Safety Program at DOE facilities. The effectiveness of the criticality safety program is dependent upon management implementing its roles and responsibilities to integrate criticality safety into work practices. This doc is an assessment tool.

04/05/2010
DOE-STD-1159-2003

Waste Management Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Waste Management Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities impacting the safe operation of DOE’s most hazardous facilities

03/11/2003
DOE-STD-1160-2011

Occupational Safety Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Occupational Safety technical functional area qualification standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE occupational safety personnel who provide assistance, or direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

07/05/2011
DOE-STD-1161-2008

Mechanical Systems Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Mechanical Systems FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE mechanical systems personnel who provide assistance in, direction or guidance to, or oversight or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

07/03/2008
DOE-STD-1162-2013

Instrumentation and Control Functional Area Qualification Standard

The primary purpose of the Technical Qualification Program (TQP) is to ensure employees have the requisite technical competency to support the mission of the Department. The TQP forms the basis for the development and assignment of DOE personnel responsible for ensuring the safe operation of defense nuclear facilities.

07/19/2013
DOE-STD-1164-2003

Aviation Safety Officer, Functional Area Qualification Standard
CHANGE NOTICE NO. 1 (January 2010)

The Aviation Safety Officer FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE aviation safety personnel who provide assistance, or direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s facilities.

01/20/2010
DOE-STD-1165-2003

Aviation Manager Functional Area Qualification Standard
Change Notice No. 1 (December 2009)

The Aviation Manager FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE Aviation Manager personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

12/09/2009
DOE-STD-1166-2003

Deactivation and Decommission Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Deactivation and Decommissioning Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

10/07/2003
DOE-STD-1167-2003

Respiratory Acceptance Program for Supplied-Air Suits

The supplied-air suits that protect DOE contractor and federal employees from exposure to harmful atmospheres and radioactive contaminants are not included in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) certification process for respiratory protective devices. Therefore, with the awareness and acknowledgement of NIOSH and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Department established a system for acceptance testing of supplied-air suits.

02/04/2004
DOE-STD-1168-2013

Confinement Ventilation and Process Gas Treatment Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Confinement Ventilation and Process Gas Treatment Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE CV&PGT personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

10/11/2013
DOE-STD-1170-2007

Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight FAQS establishes general and specific functional area competency requirements for all DOE Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities and, when appropriate, to other DOE facilities.

08/02/2007
DOE-STD-1171-2009

Safeguard and Security Functional Area Standard

The Safeguards and Security FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE safeguards and security personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safeguards and security operations of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

06/04/2009
DOE-STD-1172-2011

Safety Software Quality Assurance Functional Area Qualification Standard

This SSQA FAQS identifies the minimum technical competency requirements for DOE personnel who have a responsibility for safety software. Although there may be other competency requirements associated with the positions held by DOE personnel, this technical FAQS is limited to identifying the specific technical competencies required throughout all defense nuclear facilities.

02/10/2011
DOE-STD-1173-2009

Criticality Safety Functional Areq Qualification Standard

The Criticality Safety FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for DOE criticality safety personnel who provide assistance, or direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s nuclear facilities.

06/04/2009
DOE-STD-1174-2003

Radiation Protection Functional Area Qualification Standard
Superseded by DOE-STD-1174-2013

The Radiation Protection Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

01/13/2004
DOE-STD-1174-2013

Radiation Protection Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Radiation Protection Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE Radiation Protection personnel who provide assistance, or direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

11/06/2013
DOE-STD-1175-2006

Senior Technical Safety Manager Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Senior Technical Safety Manager, STSM, FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE STSMs who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

11/08/2006
DOE-STD-1175-2013

Senior Technical Safety Manager Functional Area Qualification Standard

The STSM FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE STSMs who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

10/04/2013
DOE-STD-1176-2010

Chemical Processing Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Chemical Processing FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE chemical processing personnel who provide assistance in, direction or guidance to, or oversight or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

02/04/2010
DOE-STD-1177-2004

Emergency Management Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Emergency Management Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

01/21/2004
DOE-STD-1178-2004

Technical Program Manager Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Technical Program Manager Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

02/09/2004
DOE-STD-1179-2004

Technical Training Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Technical Training Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

02/25/2004
DOE-STD-1180-2004

Construction Management Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Construction Management Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

03/03/2004
DOE-STD-1181-2014

Facility Maintenance Management Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Facility Maintenance Management Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE Facility Maintenance Management personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

04/24/2014
DOE-STD-1182-2014

Civil/Structural Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Civil/Structural Engineering Functional Area Qualification Standard establishes common functional area competency requirements for Department of Energy personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

09/30/2014
DOE-STD-1183-2007

Nuclear Safety Specialist Functional Area Qualification Standard

The Nuclear Safety Specialist FAQS establishes common functional area competency requirements for all DOE nuclear safety specialist personnel who provide assistance, direction, guidance, oversight, or evaluation of contractor technical activities that could impact the safe operation of DOE’s defense nuclear facilities.

11/15/2007
DOE-STD-1185-2007

Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Functional Area Qualification Standard
CHANGE NOTICE NO.1 (April 2010)

A Nuclear Explosive Safety Study (NESS) is performed on all DOE Nuclear Explosive Operations (NEOs) in accordance with DOE O 452.1D, Nuclear Explosive and Weapon Surety Program; DOE O 452.2D, Nuclear Explosive Safety; and DOE M 452.2-2, Nuclear Explosive Safety Evaluation Processes.

05/27/2010
DOE-STD-1186-2004

Specific Administrative Controls

This Standard provides guidance applicable to that are selected to provide preventive and/or mitigative functions for specific potential accident scenarios, and which, also have safety importance equivalent to engineered controls that would be classified as Safety Class (SC) or Safety Significant (SS) if the engineered controls were available and selected. This class of AC is designated as Specific Administrative Controls (SAC).

03/31/2004
DOE-STD-1187-2007

Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry Data Collection and Management Guidance

This standard provides acceptable methods for compliance with the requirements of Title 10 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 850.39 (10 CFR 850.39) “Recordkeeping and Use of Information.” It should be used by responsible employers subject to the requirements of 10 CFR 850 “Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program” to guide their submission of information to the Department of Energy (DOE) Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry.

06/27/2007
DOE-STD-1189-2008

INTEGRATION OF SAFETY INTO THE DESIGN PROCESS

The Standard provides guidance on a process of integration of Safety-in-Design intended to implement the applicable ISM core functions—define the work, analyze the hazards, establish the controls—necessary to provide protection of the public, workers, and the environment from harmful effects of radiation and other such toxic and hazardous aspects attendant to the work.

03/31/2008
DOE-STD-1190-2007

Illness and Injury Surveillance Program Guidelines

This standard provides recommended guidelines for the performance of Illness and Injury Surveillance by occupational medicine programs at Department of Energy (DOE)-owned and operated sites and at DOE-owned, contractor-operated sites regulated by the Atomic Energy Act, Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, and Department of Energy Organization Act, 1977.

03/23/2007
DOE-STD-1192-2010

Vulnerability Assessment Standard OUO Statement

This Technical Standard must be handled as Official Use Only (OUO); thus will not be available on the Technical Standards Program website.

03/03/2010
DOE-STD-1193-2010

Safety Functions and Other Features of Lethal Activated Denial Systems

This standard establishes the minimum safety functions and features of lethal activated denial systems necessary for authorized deployment at U.S. Department of Energy sites, including the National Nuclear Security Administration facilities.

04/29/2010
DOE-STD-1194-2011

Nuclear Materials Control and Accountability
Change Notice 3

This document describes establishing and maintaining a Material Control and Accountability (MC&A) program, where each MC&A program element is a part of a quality MC&A program.

10/02/2013
DOE-STD-1195-2011

Design of Safety Significant Safety Instrumented Systems Used at DOE Non-Reactor Nuclear Facilities

This standard provides requirements and guidance for the design, procurement, installation, testing, maintenance, operation, and quality assurance of safety instrumented systems (SIS) that may be used at Department of Energy (DOE) nonreactor nuclear facilities for safety significant (SS) functions.

05/05/2011
DOE-STD-1196-2011

Concentration Technical Standard

This standard supports the implementation of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment. It also establishes the numerical values of DCSs in a manner reflecting the current state of knowledge and practice in radiation protection

05/05/2011
DOE-STD-1197-2011

Occurrence Reporting Causal Analysis

The purpose of causal analysis is to identify and understand the causes (both individual and organizational) that contributed to an occurrence in order to correct deficiencies. DOE O 232.2, Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information, requires the investigation and analysis of occurrences. Pursuant to DOE O 232.2, causal analyses of occurrences and near misses must go beneath the surface to identify how the underlying sources of operational vulnerability combined to produce unintended or undesired results.

10/17/2011
DOE-STD-1207-2012

Protection Programming Defensive Planning for Fixed Facilities

This document provides Department of Energy (DOE) field offices and associated facilities/sites with a standard methodology for adapting the Department’s tactical doctrine to site-specific needs in a coherent, consistent, and repeatable fashion.

01/09/2013
DOE-STD-1210-2012

Incidents of Security Concern

This Technical Standard describes establishing and maintaining a quality incident of security concern (IOSC) program. Each site/facility establishes an IOSC program to ensure that the occurrence of a security incident prompts the appropriate graded response including an assessment of the potential impacts, appropriate notifications/reporting, extent of condition, and corrective actions.

10/01/2012
DOE-STD-1212-2012

Explosives Safety

The Standard provides the basic technical requirements for an explosives safety program necessary for operations involving explosives, explosives assemblies, pyrotechnics and propellants, and assemblies containing these materials.

06/27/2012
DOE-STD-1628-2013

Development of Probabilistic Risk Assessments for Nuclear Safety Applications

This document is the DOE Technical Standard entitled, “Development of Probabilistic Risk Assessments for Nuclear Safety Applications”.

11/04/2013
DOE-STD-3006-2010

Planning and Conducting Readiness Reviews
Superseding DOE-STD-3006-2000 (June 2000)

This Standard provides standardized methods and approaches for planning and conducting RRs. This Standard also provides guidance for preparation of exemption requests in accordance with DOE O 251.1C. DOE O 425.1D requirements for RRs apply both to responsible contractors and to DOE

05/06/2010
DOE-STD-3007-2007

Guidelines for Preparing Criticality Safety Evaluations at Department of Energy Non-Reactor Nuclear Facilities

This standard provides a framework for generating Criticality Safety Evaluations (CSE) supporting fissionable material operations at Department of Energy (DOE) nonreactor nuclear facilities. This standard imposes no new criticality safety analysis requirements.

02/07/2007
DOE-STD-3009-2014

Preparation Of Nonreactor Nuclear Facility Documented Safety Analysis

This Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD), DOE-STD-3009-2014, describes a method for preparing a Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) that is acceptable to DOE for nonreactor nuclear facilities.

11/12/2014
DOE-STD-3011-2002

Guidance for Preparation of Basis for Interim Operation (BIO) Documents

Superceding DOE-STD-3011-94 (November 1994)

This Standard provides a Department of Energy (DOE) approved methodology for preparing a Basis for Interim Operation (BIO) document.

01/03/2003
DOE-STD-3013-2012

Stabilization, Packaging, and Storage of Plutonium-Bearing Materials

This Standard provides criteria for stabilization of plutonium-bearing materials at DOE facilities to safe and stable forms and packaging for storage with minimal surveillance for up to 50 years.

03/01/2012
DOE-STD-3014-2006

Accident Analysis for Aircraft Crash into Hazardous Facilities
Reaffirmation May 2006

This standard provides the user with sufficient information to evaluate and assess the significance of aircraft crash risk on facility safety without expending excessive effort where it is not required.

10/29/2006
DOE-STD-3020-2005

Specification for HEPA Filters used by DOE Contractors
Supersedes DOE-STD-3020-97 (January 1997)

This standard establishes specifications and quality assurance requirements for High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters procured to protect workers, the public, and the environment when installed in DOE nuclear facilities

12/12/2005
DOE-STD-3024-2011

Content of System Design Descriptions
Superseding DOE-STD-3024-98

This Standard provides criteria and guidance for the technical content and organizational structure of system design descriptions (SDDs) at Department of Energy (DOE) facilities. This Standard should be used to develop an SDD for all active safety class (SC) and safety significant (SS) systems for nuclear facilities

08/22/2005
DOE-STD-3025-2007

Quality Assurance Inspection and Testing of HEPA Filters
Supersedes DOE-STD-3025-99

This standard establishes essential elements of a Department of Energy (DOE) program for quality assurance and performance testing of High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters to be installed in DOE Nuclear facilities that fall within the scope DOE-STD-3020.

02/12/2007
DOE-STD-3028-2000

Criteria for Packaging and Storing Uranium-233-Bearing Materials

This Standard establishes the criteria for the packaging and safe storage of separated 233 Ubearing materials. Materials conforming to these criteria should be capable of being contained and stored safely for a nominal 50 years (pending disposition). It aims to obviate subsequent repackaging during their continuing storage until their respective dispositions are identified.

06/29/2000
DOE-STD-4001-2000

Design Criteria Standard for Electronic Records Management Software Applications

This Standard establishes the recommended method for meeting the functional requirements of the laws and regulations pertaining to managing records using Electronic Records Management Application (RMA) software.

04/25/2000
DOE-STD-5506-2007

Preparation of Safety Basis Documents for Transuranic

The DOE is responsible for the safe handling, packaging and ultimate disposal of TRU wastes at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) located near Carlsbad, New Mexico. Much of this waste, which is a result of legacy operations supporting the U.S. nuclear weapons mission, is now stored at numerous DOE sites located across the United States.

05/15/2007
DOE-STD-5507-2013

Standard for Communicating Waste Characterization and DOT Hazard Classification Requirements for Low Specific Activity Materials and Surface Contaminated Objects

Although other types of radioactive material and waste may be candidate LSA material or SCO, this standard focuses solely on low-level waste (LLW)3. The DOE ships various types of radioactive waste stemming from current and historical operations. Generally, candidate LSA material and SCO within the DOE complex are wastes generated from the clean-up and deactivation of World War II and Cold War era nuclear processing and weapons support operations. These waste matrices can be complex. The level of effort required to characterize waste varies based on the type and origin of waste being generated.

04/04/2013
DOE-STD-6002-96

Safety of Magnetic Fusion Facilities: Requirements

This Standard identifies safety requirements for magnetic fusion facilities. Also, safety principles are established to provide a framework within which the requirements can be implemented to build safety into fusion facility design and operations.

08/11/2005
DOE-STD-6003-96

Safety of Magnetic Fusion Facilities: Guidance

This document provides guidance for the implementation of the requirements identified in DOE-STD-6002-96, Safety of Magnetic Fusion Facilities: Requirements. This guidance is intended for the managers, designers, operators, and other personnel with safety responsibilities for facilities designated as magnetic fusion facilities.

05/23/1996
DOE-STD-7501-99

The DOE Corporate Lessons Learned Programs
Superseding DOE-STD-7501-95 Including Change Notice No. 1 (September 1997)

This technical standard provides management expectations and a framework for the DOE Corporate Lessons Learned Program. The framework is intended to support development and implementation of a DOE-wide lessons learned infrastructure

01/20/2000