IMC 0307 (Reactor Oversight Process Self-Assessment Program) is issued to provide guidance to the staff on the process to be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Reactor Oversight Process, identify necessary improvements actions, and communicate the results to internal and external stakeholders.
IMC 0608 (Performance Indicator Program) is issued to provide guidance on implementing the performance indicator program and the formal process for making changes to existing PIs and thresholds for creating new PIs.
IP 71114 (Reactor Safety-Emergency Preparedness)
IP 71114.01 (Exercise Evaluation)
These two procedures have been revised to implement commitments made in SECY-00-238 for evaluating biennial exercises at sites with co-located licensees.
IMC 1245, Appendix B (Inspector Training And Qualification Journal)
IMC 1245, App B, Section XV (Senior Reactor Analyst - NRC Senior Reactor Analyst Qualification Journal)
The manual chapter and associated appendices have been revised to add a new section XV which defines the training requirements for the position of "Senior Reactor Analyst." The training requirements are effective as of the issuance date of this change notice. No other changes nor updates/editorials have been made and recipients are requested to add the new sections XV to their existing copy of the manual chapter and replace the manual chapter and Appendices A and B with the attached revisions.
The entire manual chapter is currently undergoing a total review by a 1245 working group composed of staff from headquarters and the regions. This effort is expected to be completed by this fall, and will result in a replacement of the manual chapter and all its appendices.