Since so much of the information that a Quality Assurance Manager or Nuclear Lead Auditor needs is spread across so many sources, here is a list of helpful links that will give you a shortcut to the information you need. Please contact me if you have suggestions for additional links!
10CFR50 Appendix B – Quality Assurance Criteria for Nuclear Power Plants and Fuel Reprocessing Plants
10CFR21 – Reporting of Defects and Noncompliance. Don’t forget to click the link “Subscribe to Page Updates” on the NRC’s 10CFR21 page to get automatic updates when 10CFR21 is revised.
NQA-1 Versions: NQA-1-2015, NQA-1-2008, NQA-1-1994 – Available through Techstreet as either hard copy or as a secure pdf. Don’t forget to look for coupon codes before you buy.
NUPIC Downloads – Includes the NUPIC Audit Checklist, Survey Checklist, and implementation guides
NIAC Homepage – Includes a link to the NIAC Audit Checklist public copy. Note that it contains a disclaimer image on each page, but it can be removed with a pdf editor.
ASNT SNT-TC-1A – This is a checklist for NDT Personnel Training, Qualification and Certification per ASNT-SNT-TC-1A 2011. You can also find checklists for earlier years on this site.
NRC Reg Guide 1.28 Rev 5 – Quality Assurance Program Criteria, endorses NQA-1 2011 addenda to the 2008 edition, NQA-1-2012, and NQA-1-2015, with additional clarification and positions. Previous revisions of Reg Guide 1.28 can be found here.
Letter from NRC regarding accredited services – Gives guidance on use of accreditation in lieu of audit/survey, for more information on additional accreditations, see the Laboratory Calibration and Testing Services section here
Commercial Grade Dedication – Guideline for the Acceptance of Commercial-Grade Items in Nuclear Safety-Related Applications: Revision 1 to EPRI NP-5652 and TR-102260
10CFR21 Reports – Notifications and Reports sent to the NRC regarding 10CFR21 deviations, defects, and failures to comply.
EPRI 3002002982 – Revision 1 to EPRI NP-5652 and TR-102260 which gives guidance on performance of Commercial Grade Dedication.
EPRI 1016157 – Information for Use in Conducting Audits of Supplier Commercial Grade Item Dedication Programs
EPRI NP-6630 – Guidelines for Performance-Based Supplier Audits (NCIG-16)
NRC Generic Letter 89-02 – Actions to Improve the Detection of Counterfeit and Fraudulently Marketed Products
NRC Generic Letter 91-05 – Commercial-Grade Procurement and Dedication Programs
NRC Information Notice 86-21 – NRC recognition of ASME stamps N, RA, NPT or NV for meeting 10CFR50 Appendix B.