United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Event Reporting Guidelines: 10 CFR 50.72 and 50.73 (NUREG-1022, Revision 1)

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Manuscript Completed: December 1997
Date Published
: January 1998

Prepared by:
D.P. Allison, M.R. Harper, W.R. Jones,
J.B. MacKinnon, S.S. Sandin

Office for Analysis and Evaluation of Operational Data
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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Abstract

Revision I to NUREG-1022 clarifies the immediate notification requirements of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 50, Section 50.72 (10 CFR 50.72), and the 30-day written licensee event report (LER) requirements of 10 CFR 50.73 for nuclear power plants. This revision was initiated to improve the reporting guidelines related to 10 CFR 50.72 and 50.73 and to consolidate these guidelines into a single reference document. A first draft of this document was noticed for public comment in the Federal Register on October 7, 1991 (56 FR 50598). A second draft was noticed for comment in the Federal Register on February 7, 1994 (59 FR 5614). This document updates and supersedes NUREG-1022 and its Supplements 1 and 2 (published in September 1983, February 1984, and September 1985, respectively). It does not change the reporting requirements of 10 CFR 50.72 and 50.73.

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