/ Performance Indicators / Assessment
/ Enforcement and Allegations / Policy
Index of Manual
Chapters - Manual Chapters (MCs) are written administrative
or inspection program statements of policy that focus on safety issues.
MC 2515 (html)(wpd),
"Light Water Reactor Inspection Program - Operations Phase" - Description
of inspection program at operating power reactor facilities
Inspections (IMC 2515 Appendix A) - Inspection procedures performed
annually at all plants
Inspections (IMC 2515 Appendix B) - Inspection procedures performed
at plants with performance indicators and inspection findings of some safety
and Infrequent Inspections (IMC Appendix C) - Inspection procedures
performed for selected safety issues and infrequently performed inspections
"Significance Determination Process (SDP)" - Guidance for assessing the
risk significance of inspection findings. SDPs
for findings in various cornerstones are in appendixes to MC 0609.
Inspection Notebooks are site-specific information used in the SDP,
including initiating event likelihood ratings, initiators and system dependency,
SDP phase 2 worksheets, and SDP event trees.
"Power Reactor Inspection Reports" - Guidance for documenting inspection
findings in an inspection report
8.3 (pdf), "NRC Incident Investigation Program" - Guidance for
agency response to significant events
Index of Inspection
Procedures - Inspection Procedures (IPs) are statements
of requirements and guidance for inspection activities that focus on safety
A complete index of program documents for the NRC's oversight
program is available on the NRC
Inspection Manual web page, including Temporary
Instructions and Technical
MC 0608 (html)(wpd),
"Performance Indicator Program"
99-02, Rev 0 (pdf), "Regulatory Assessment Performance Indicator
99-02, Rev 1 (pdf), "Regulatory Assessment Performance Indicator
Guidelines" effective for data collection starting
July 1, 2001, and reported on October 21, 2001.
Issue Summary 2000-08 (pdf), "Voluntary Submission of Performance
Indicator Data " accepts NEI 99-02, Rev 0, for licensee use.
Issue Summary 2001-11 (pdf), "Voluntary Submission of Performance
Indicator Data " accepts NEI 99-02, Rev 1, for licensee use effective
for data collection starting July 1, 2001, and reported on October 21,
Issue Summary 2000-21 (pdf), "Changes to the Unplanned Scrams
per 7,000 Critical Hours and the Unplanned Scrams with Loss of Normal Heat
Removal Performance Indicators"
Enforcement and Allegations
MC 0305 (html)(wpd),
"Operating Reactor Assessment Program" - Description of NRC's assessment
process for inspection findings and performance indicators, including agency
response to these items (e.g., the Action Matrix)
MC 0350 (html)(wpd),
"Oversight of Operating Reactors in a Shutdown Condition with Performance
MC 0307 (html)(wpd),
"Reactor Oversight Process Self-Assessment Program"
MD 8.14, "Agency Action Review Meeting" (under development)
Commission Papers, SRMs, Votes, Meetings
Code of Federal Regulations
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Updated October 4, 2001