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Title: Guide to good practices for the selection, training, and qualification of shift technical advisors

The DOE Guide to Good Practices For the Selection, Training, and Qualification of Shift Technical Advisors can be used by any DOE nuclear facility that has implemented the shift technical advisor (STA) position. DOE Order 5480.20A, Personnel Selection, Qualification and Training Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, states that only Category A reactors must have a shift technical advisor. However, many DOE nuclear facilities have implemented the shift technical advisor position to provide independent on-shift technical advice and counsel to the shift operating personnel to help determine cause and mitigation of facility accidents. Those DOE nuclear facilities that have implemented or are going to implement the shift technical advisor position will find this guide useful. This guide addresses areas that may be covered by other training programs. In these cases, it is unnecessary (and undesirable) to duplicate these areas in the STA training program as long as the specific skills and knowledge essential for STAs are addressed. The guide is based on the premise that the trainee has not completed any facility-specific training other than general employee training.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
314174
Report Number(s):
DOE-HDBK--1115-98
ON: DE99001679; NC: NONE; TRN: AHC29907%%91
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: Supersedes DOE-STD--1057-93; PBD: Feb 1993
Research Org:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, LAW, MISCELLANEOUS; TRAINING; PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT; PROGRAM MANAGEMENT; NUCLEAR OPERATORS; NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS