Our Policies

Title Date Description Document
PS-1 - Criteria for Judging the Adequacy of DOE Responses and Implementation Plans for Board Recommendations
1990-10-19
This policy statement, the Board's first, establishes the criteria which the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board will use in judging the adequacy of DOE Responses and Implementation Plans for Board Recomnlendations.  The criteria are derived from the legal requirements contained in the Board's enabling legislation.
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PS-2 - Board Policy on transmittal of Trip Reports and other Safety Information to the Secretary of Energy
1992-12-31
This policy statement establishes procedures for Board transmittal of trip reports and other safety information to the Secretary of Energy in those cases where (1) the information will be of assistance to the Secretary; and (2) the information does not warrant issuance of a Board recommendation.
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PS-3 - Policy Statement on Board Oversight of Department of Energy decommissioning Activities at Defense Nuclear Facilities
1996-08-19
This policy statement describes the decommissioning phase of a DOE defense nuclear facility and identifies the Board's safety oversight responsibilities for decommissioning activities.
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PS-4 Policy on Board Operating Practices and Procedures
2013-01-25
Repealed
PS-5 Policy Statement on Assessing Risk
2013-08-15
This policy statement establishes the approach the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board will take to assess risk when making recommendations to the Secretary of Energy.
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