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Audit of COVID-19’s Impact on Nuclear Materials and Waste Oversight

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Revise the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) materials and waste inspection guidance to include instructions on how to respond to prolonged work disruptions, including those that result in required maximum telework or a lack of access to inspection sites.

Formally designate Web-Based Licensing (WBL) as the official system to manage materials and waste inspections data.

Provide guidance on how to record data consistently in WBL, including specific information on how and when to populate inspection-related information fields.

Review and reconfigure WBL to include mechanisms for
recording complete inspections data.

Update and implement training for NRC staff to consistently employ the mechanisms developed by the NRC to record the inspections data in WBL.