Safety analysis and review system: a Department of Energy safety assurance tool

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The concept of the Safety Analysis and Review System is not new. It has been used within the Department and its predecessor agencies, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA), for over 20 years. To minimize the risks from nuclear reactor and power plants, the AEC developed a process to support management authorization of each operation through identification and analysis of potential hazards and the measures taken to control them. As the agency evolved from AEC through ERDA to the Department of Energy, its responsibilities were broadened to cover a diversity of technologies, including those associated ... continued below

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Rosenthal, H.B. January 1, 1981.

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The concept of the Safety Analysis and Review System is not new. It has been used within the Department and its predecessor agencies, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA), for over 20 years. To minimize the risks from nuclear reactor and power plants, the AEC developed a process to support management authorization of each operation through identification and analysis of potential hazards and the measures taken to control them. As the agency evolved from AEC through ERDA to the Department of Energy, its responsibilities were broadened to cover a diversity of technologies, including those associated with the development of fossil, solar, and geothermal energy. Because the safety analysis process had proved effective in a technology of high potential hazard, the Department investigated the applicability of the process to the other technologies. This paper describes the system and discusses how it is implemented within the Department.

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NTIS, PC A03/MF A01.

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  • 91. national meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Detroit, MI, USA, 16 Aug 1981

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  • Other: DE81026090
  • Report No.: CONF-810814-3
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6474961
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1204901

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Rosenthal, H.B. Safety analysis and review system: a Department of Energy safety assurance tool, article, January 1, 1981; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1204901/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.