To provide an overview of all elements of the USNRC’s Review Standard RS-001. The workshop uses examples from one USNRC EPU review (Turkey Point, June 2012) to illustrate how the USNRC performed an actual review using RS-001. The workshop provides resources and background information for future use by a regulatory staff. The workshop describes US operating experience for plants approved for an extended power uprate. The workshop includes class participation on power uprate licensing and RS-001 elements.
This course makes extensive use of USNRC written guidance and safety evaluations. Reference materials are provided for use by other regulatory authorities. Instructor insights are augmented by discussions with USNRC staff. The views expressed are based on USNRC information and are enhanced by the extensive experience of the instructors.