Safety Culture Policy Statement

The Safety Culture Policy Statement (76 FR 34773; June 14, 2011) describes the Commission's expectation that individuals and organizations performing regulated activities establish and maintain a positive safety culture that recognizes the safety and security significance of their activities and the nature and complexity of their organizations and functions.

The Safety Culture Policy Statement applies to all licensees, certificate holders, permit holders, authorization holders, holders of quality assurance program approvals, vendors and suppliers of safety-related components, and applicants for a license, certificate, permit, authorization, or quality assurance program approval subject to NRC authority.

NUREG/BR-0500, "Safety Culture Policy Statement," describes traits of a positive nuclear safety culture, which is an important element of a licensee's or supplier's program for detecting and eliminating CFSI.