M3D1 Reactor Operator Licensing Processes

Governing Regulatory Documents

Read the following article, which will help you prepare for this discussion:

  • United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. (2003, May). Fact Sheet: Reactor Operator Licensing. [PDF File Size 243.0 KB]

Based on your reading, respond to the following:

  • Describe what a “systematic approach to training” is. What advantage does this style of training provide?
  • What role does the licensed operator play with regard to “defense in depth”?

 

M3D2 Oversight of Reactor Plant Operations

  • Read the following articles, which will help you prepare for this discussion:
  • United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. (2006, December). Reactor Oversight Process (NUREG-1649, Revision 4). [PDF file size 6.9 MB]
  • S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Human Resources(Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. (2002, March). Perspectives on Reactor Safety (NUREG/CR-6042, Rev.2). Read Section 2.6.5.1, Maintenance Rule (10CFR50.65), pp. 2.6-15 through 2.6-18

Based on your reading, respond to the following:

  • What are the main objectives of the “Reactor Oversight Process”?
  • What role does the nuclear reactor facility’s staff play with regard to implementation of the “Maintenance Rule”?

 

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