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Nuclear Criticality Safety
NCSD provides communication among nuclear criticality safety professionals through the development of standards, the evolution of training methods and materials, the presentation of technical data and procedures, and the creation of specialty publications. In these ways, the division furthers the exchange of technical information on nuclear criticality safety with the ultimate goal of promoting the safe handling of fissionable materials outside reactors.
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NNSA releases contractor performance evaluations
The National Nuclear Security Administration last week released performance evaluation summaries on the effectiveness of its management and operating (M&O) contractors in meeting the agency’s expectations during fiscal year 2020.
The summaries feature assessment “scorecards,” as well as links to M&O contractor performance evaluation and measurement plans. Also included are specific contractor accomplishments, plus issues requiring attention.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by NCSD
Wednesday, November 18, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EST)
Douglas G. Bowen
Lon E. Paulson
Kathy Murdoch (American Nuclear Society)
The ANS-8 forum is a meeting to discuss progress of the Nuclear Criticality Safety consensus standards and to discuss technical issues related to the revision and development of ANS-8 standards. A summary of the revision and development of international standards is also provided in the meeting. If time permits, the ANS-8 subcommittee will meet to discuss subcommittee business. This meeting is open to all members of the Nuclear Criticality Safety Division and others interested in Nuclear Criticality Safety consensus standards.
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Presentation Slides — ANS-8 Forum Presentation
Reference — ANS-8 Forum Agenda
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