US Department of Energy (DOE)
DOE technical standards for design, construction, operation and decontamination of DOE facilities and activities.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program implements the requirements of Public Law 104-113 (PL 104-113), the "National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995." Technical standards include DOE standards, handbooks, specifications, and technical standards lists. These standards are considered voluntary consensus standards (VCSs).
Contractors supporting DOE use these standards when performing their missions and functions at DOE's facilities and activities such as:
DOE technical standards provide useful information to engineers, consultants, management, researchers, and suppliers currently working on DOE contracts or planning on working on DOE contracts.
Topics included in the DOE Technical Standards collection include handbooks covering topics such as:
- Chemistry, mathematics, and physics
- Quality assurance
- Hazard classification
- Hazard analysis
- Environmental compliance
- Functional area qualification
- Safety topics including radiological safety