Procurement Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants
This Standard contains requirements for the quality assurance program
applicable to procurement for a nuclear power plant and is the governing
Standard for procurement quality assurance activities.
This Standard is addressed to the owner and is applicable to procurement
activities carried out by both the owner and participants designated by the
This Standard applies to the procurement of safety-related items and services
during all constituent phases of the power plant's life, from design through
decommissioning. It may be applied to other items or services at the
discretion of the owner.
All of the requirements in this Standard apply; however, the extent of
application may vary according to the degree of potential impact on the safety
of the plant.