Unique among its peers, NAC’s quality assurance program has been continuously approved by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for over thirty years. In accord with NRC requirements, NAC’s Quality Program is applied on a graded basis, whereby formal planning is used to assign quality controls to an item or activity consistent with its safety significance.
Additionally, NAC has received U.S. Department of Energy quality assurance program approval for all applicable nuclear-related standards.
NAC’s Quality Program is continually improved and enhanced, building on NAC’s extensive experience and the experience of the entire industry.NAC’s Quality Program is fully compliant with each of the applicable industry and regulatory codes and standards, including:
- 10 CFR 71, Subpart H
- 10 CFR 72, Subpart G
- 10 CFR 50, Appendix B
- ASME/NQA-1 (08/09), basic and supplemental requirements
- 10 CFR 21
- 10 CFR 830.120
- Other applicable international regulatory codes and standards
NAC’s Quality Program is staffed by the most experienced personnel in the industry, averaging over 30 years of experience in nuclear quality assurance. NAC quality personnel have had significant roles helping to establish current quality assurance practices through extensive involvement with industry code rulemaking committees, as well as with quality program development and consulting assistance for companies wishing to obtain N-type accreditation by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).