Presentation on theme: "3/17/04 DOE EH-22 - 1 The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program Innovations 2004 Defense Standardization Program Conference Mary F. Haughey,"— Presentation transcript:
3/17/04 DOE EH The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program Innovations 2004 Defense Standardization Program Conference Mary F. Haughey, DOE Technical Standards Program Manager
3/17/04 DOE EH ObjectivesObjectives l Provide an overview of DOE’s Topical Committees (“Domain Boards”) l Introduce the RevCom Process
3/17/04 DOE EH DOE Technical Standards Interfaces Tech Stds Program Tech Stds Program Preparing Activities Preparing Activities ICSP DOE Directives Program DOE Standards Executive Topical Committees Tech Stds Mgrs
3/17/04 DOE EH DOE Topical Committee Contributions l Provide a forum for communication across the DOE complex on specific technical topics l Work with counterparts in other Federal agencies and topical committees to establish government- wide positions l Coordinate with national and international Standards Development Organization (SDO) counterparts l Provide technical peer review
3/17/04 DOE EH DOE Technical Standards Program Topical Committee Procedure Guidance for Topical Committees in: DOE TSPP-11 Technical Standards Program Topical Committees
3/17/04 DOE EH Basis for a Topical Committee l Management direction to address a specific need. l Common interest by a group of individuals in a topic with generic applicability to DOE operations. l Can serve on an “as needed” basis.
3/17/04 DOE EH Topical Committee Principles l Openness l Balance of Interest l Due process
3/17/04 DOE EH Qualification requirements l Can be established by management or committee FEducation FExperience FTraining FOrganizational representation
3/17/04 DOE EH Topical Committee Charter l Formed by the topical committee l Approved by the Technical Standards Program Manager l Example charter in DOE procedure
3/17/04 DOE EH DOE Topical Committees (26 total) l Accreditation Topical Committee l Air Cleaning and HEPA Filter Topical Committee l Backup Power Working Group l Behavioral Safety Committee l Biota Dose Assessment Committee (BDAC) l Chemical Safety l Construction Safety l DOE Contractors Supplier Quality Information Group (SQIG) l Emergency Management Issues SIG (EMI SIG)
3/17/04 DOE EH DOE Topical Committees l Environmental Management Systems l Explosive Safety l Fire Protection l Hoisting and Rigging Technical Advisory Committee l Human Factors / Ergonomics l Industrial Hygiene Coordinating Committee l Industrial Hygiene/Occupational Safety SIG (IH/OS SIG) l Meteorological l Metrology
3/17/04 DOE EH DOE Topical Committees l Nuclear Safety Training l Occurrence Reporting SIG (OR SIG) l Packaging and Transportation SIG (PATS SIG) l Performance-Based Management SIG (PBM SIG) l Pressure System Safety Committee - Explosive Safety l Procedures Topical Committee l Quality and Safety Management SIG (QSM SIG) l Welding Topical Committee
3/17/04 DOE EH Web Site for Topical Committees l Provides roster of committees and chairs l Provides links to committee web pages l Not all committees are currently active
3/17/04 DOE EH Topical Committee Expectations l Resolve comments to proposed standards through formal coordination l Submit standards through senior management of the committee chair l Establish and maintain liason with other committees on technical topic l Provide peer review l Rely on industry standards to the extent practicable and appropriate
3/17/04 DOE EH Introducing RevCom l RevCom is a web-based review and comment resolution system that was designed to be used by Federal, state, or local government agencies.
3/17/04 DOE EH Advantages of RevCom l Electronic review and comment process l Automatic notifications l Sorts comments for technical standard managers l Locks out late comments l Seasoned through the DOE Directives System
3/17/04 DOE EH RevCom Evaluated for Section 508 l Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that Federal agencies make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities. l The law applies to all Federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology.
3/17/04 DOE EH RevCom and Cyber Security l IWA develops and provides cyber security plans to meet government requirements l RevCom resides on the IWA server with links on the DOE web pages
3/17/04 DOE EH RevCom Contacts Innovative Web Applications, Inc. (IWA) 134 East Gate Drive Los Alamos, New Mexico Jim McDonald (505) Elvira Gonzales (505)
3/17/04 DOE EH Web Access to DOE Technical Standards Program l Go to URL: to accesshttp://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds DOE Technical Standards TSP Procedures DOE Standards Index Directory of DOE/Contractor Personnel in Non-Government Standards Activities Listing of DOE Technical Standards Managers The Standards Forum and Standards Actions
3/17/04 DOE EH DOE Technical Standards Contacts l Richard Black, DOE Standards Executive F(301) l Mary Haughey, Technical Standards Program Manager F(301) l Norm Schwartz, Technical Standards Program Topical Committee Contact F(301)