Standards Resources


  1. ANS Standards Committee Strategic Plan (Rev. 2)
  2. ANS Standards Priority Survey Executive Summary
    1. Status of Top 10 Standards & Response to Survey Comments
  3. ANS Standards Committee Rules & Procedures
    Reaccredited by ANSI on February 23, 2018
  4. ANS Standards Committee Organizational Chart
  5. Policy Manual for the ANS Standards Committee
  6. ANS Development Process of a Standard
  7. ANS Standards Committee Procedures Manual for Consensus Committees
  8. ANSI Essential Requirements: Due process requirements for American National Standards
    2020 Edition - Supersedes the ANSI 2019 Edition
  9. ANS/NRC Workshop to Develop a Strategic Vision for Advanced Reactor Standards Summary (May 2, 2018)
  10. Recap of ANS/NEI Advanced Reactor Codes & Standards Workshop (June 23, 2020)
    (Workshop Presentations) (Workshop Q&A Worksheet)
  11. Unraveling the Mystery of Consensus Standards Presentation
  12. ANS President's Standards Presentation to the NESCC
  13. An Introduction to the Preparation of ANSI/ANS Standards and Their Role in the Licensing Process
  14. ANS Standards for Use in Areas Related to Nuclear Technology
  15. 2019 Standards Committee Report of Annual Activities
  16. Incorporating Risk-Informed and Performance-Based Approaches/Attributes in ANS Standards (for Interim Trial Use)


  1. Why Should Companies Support Standards Development?
    Nuclear Standards News article.
  2. Risk-informed, Performance-based Safety: Past, Present, and Future
    Nuclear Standards News article.
  3. Performance-Based Standards: Questions and Answers
    Nuclear Standards News article.
  4. Life of a Standard

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