June 29, 2011
Nuclear Safety Component and Services Procurement (HSS CRAD 45-12, Rev. 1)
The inspection of the procurement functional area will evaluate the effectiveness of programs and processes for procuring safety systems components and services, either externally or internally, to ensure that operability, reliability, and material condition of safety systems are not compromised. Procurement includes: the specifications of the physical, technical performance, shipping, storage, documentation, quality assurance/control, and other pertinent requirements for equipment, material, and services (normally performed by Engineering); the processing, review, approval, and tracking of the procurement of equipment, material, and services; and the receipt, storage, on-site tracking, unpacking, and issuance of procured equipment, materials, and services.