Quality assurance criteria

In the following paragraphs the main basic criteria, applicable to all stages of a nuclear power project, will be identified and briefly described (IAEA, 2007; AENOR, 1995a).

21.1.1 Programme

A quality assurance programme shall be developed, implemented and maintained. The programme is a set of documents in which the organization establishes the overall measures to accomplish its general objectives. It will contain the organizational structure, functional responsibilities, levels of authority, role descriptions and interfaces in the activities of planning, per­formance and assessment.