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Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Nuclear Facilities and Activities

Good Practices and Lessons Learned

IAEA TECDOC No. 1910
English IAEA-TECDOC-1910 978-92-0-107020-3
132 11 18.00 2020

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This publication explains the concepts of quality assurance and quality control. It provides examples, illustrated by good practices, of their implementation within the processes of the management systems of nuclear facilities and describes how they are managed through interfaces with suppliers and subcontractors. The publication discusses the elements of a management system relevant for the quality assurance and quality control functions, such as the generation and retention of documented information. The information presented will help in ensuring the safe and economic operation of nuclear facilities and provide a neutral technical basis for dialogue between government bodies, regulators, plant operators and suppliers when dealing with management system, quality assurance and quality control issues.

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Keywords

Good Practices, Lessons Learned, Quality, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Nuclear Facilities, Management Systems, Nuclear Energy, Regulations, Standards, ISO, International Organization for Standardization, Documents, Records, Design Activities, Grading, Risk, Corrective Actions, Evaluation, Assessment, Audit, NPP, Nuclear Power Plant, Life Cycle, AEA, Action Error Analysis, ASME, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, CAP, Corrective Action Programme, Inspection, Testing, Nuclear Safety, Safety

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