OKB “GIDROPRESS” took part in the IAEA Technical Meeting
In December 2017 OKB “GIDROPRESS” specialists Iliya Gorokhov and Mikhail Borisov took part in the IAEA Technical Meeting (Austria, Vien) related to the latest developments in the area of international and national standards of management systems including Quality management.
Representatives of more than 20 states attended the meeting. The Russian Federation was represented by State Corporation “Rosatom”, OKB “GIDROPRESS”, Rusatom Overseas and RAOS Project Oy. OKB “GIDROPRESS” presented information on the management system on the base of requirements of ISO 9001:2015 и GSR Part 2 at OKB “GIDROPRESS”.
The aim of the meeting was experience interchange and discussion of practical solutions regarding consideration and application of the IAEA GSR Part 2 document “Leadership and management for safety assurance” together with other international standards on management systems, for example, ISO 9001:2015 “Quality management systems. Requirements”. Issues on problems related to realization of the requirements of different countries national standards (Finland, Turkey, Iran, China, Russia, Canada, USA, Romania, Great Britain, etc.) were also discussed. These standards designate requirements to management systems and quality assurance in the nuclear industry.
The meeting participants considered also international and national regulations of countries – members of the meeting which designate obligatory requirements to the integrated management systems, quality management systems and quality assurance during working in the area of nuclear energy use. Participants presented papers and presentations with theoretical analysis of requirements and with examples of practical realization of these standards. An analysis of new standard being developed by International Standard Organization was done. It is ISO19443 “Quality management systems. Additional requirements to organizations supplying safety-important production and services in the chain of supplies in the area of nuclear energy use”, which is planned to be issued at early 2018.
Four working groups were held; they were dedicated to approaches to solution of problems in fulfillment of requirements of international and national standards on management systems differing according to the kind of organization: “oversight bodies”, “operating organizations”, “subcontractors”, “new enterprises in the nuclear industry”.