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Audit of NRC's Vendor Inspection Program

Report Information

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


Develop an NRO Vendor Inspection Program planning document that:
a. Articulates a clear purpose for the Vendor Inspection Program; and
b. Establishes metrics to evaluate the success of the Vendor Inspection Program.

Develop and document a methodology to identify vendors
that supply safety-related parts and services to the nuclear
industry with Appendix B quality assurance programs.

Develop and document a risk-informed methodology to
select vendors for inspection.

Develop and use a vendor outreach/communications plan.

Align NRC guidance and regulations to clarify acceptance
methods for commercial-grade dedication.