Document History of REGDOC-2.2.4, Fitness for Duty

REGDOC 2.2.4, Fitness for Duty, sets out the high-level requirements and guidance for fitness for duty at all high-security sites, including nuclear power plants. Two elements are currently under development:

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Fitness for Duty

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Impact Statement – Fitness for Duty (HTML) (PDF)

Summary:

Fitness for Duty includes new content on fitness for duty at all high-security sites, including nuclear power plants, in light of feedback received from the public regarding Draft REGDOC-2.2.1, Human Performance: Managing Worker Fatigue and Hours of Work and Discussion Paper DIS-12-03, Fitness for Duty: Proposals for Strengthening Alcohol and Drug Policy, Programs and Testing. REGDOC-2.2.4 will also update the content of RD-363, Nuclear Security Officer Medical, Physical, and Psychological Fitness.

A comprehensive approach to fitness for duty – including requirements and guidance related to medical assessments, psychological evaluations, physical fitness assessments and substance testing – will be included in order to formalize all aspects of fitness for duty important to maintaining site safety and security.

Once finalized, REGDOC-2.2.4, Fitness for Duty, will ultimately incorporate REGDOC 2.2.4, Managing Worker Fatigue.

Status:

The period for providing feedback on comments received ended on May 13, 2016. Feedback received is in the table below.

Document Milestone Dates Links
Consultation November 9, 2015 to March 7, 2016

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View the consultation version of the document
(Draft REGDOC-2.2.4 Fitness for Duty HTML) (Draft REGDOC-2.2.4 Fitness for Duty PDF)

  • Impact Statement – Fitness for Duty (HTML) (PDF)
Invitation to provide feedback on comments received April 11, 2016 to May 13, 2016

View the comments received:

Feedback received May 26, 2016

View the feedback received:

Presentation to the Commission TBD TBD
Publication TBD TBD

Managing Worker Fatigue

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Impact Statement – Managing Worker Fatigue (HTML) (PDF)

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Summary:

This document sets out requirements and guidance of the CNSC with respect to managing worker fatigue at high-security sites.

REGDOC-2.2.4, Managing Worker Fatigue was previously consulted upon in early 2014 as draft REGDOC-2.2.1, Human Performance: Managing Worker Fatigue and Hours of Work.

REGDOC-2.2.4 is part of the Human Performance Management series of the CNSC's regulatory framework. In addition to human performance, the series covers personnel training and personnel certification.

Status:

Period for providing feedback on the comments received ended on January 29, 2016. No comments were received.

Document Milestone Dates Links
Previously consulted as draft REGDOC-2.2.1 September 20, 2013 to January 17, 2014 View News Release 13-31.
View the consultation version of Draft REGDOC-2.2.1 (HTML version of Draft REGDOC-2.2.1)
(PDF version of Draft REGDOC-2.2.1).
Invitation to provide feedback on comments received on draft REGDOC-2.2.1 January 30, 2014 to February 14, 2014 View the comments received:
Feedback received on draft REGDOC-2.2.1 March 3, 2014 Read the feedback received:
Consultation on draft REGDOC-2.2.4 October 19 2015 to December 18, 2015 View News Release.
View the consultation version of the document
(Draft REGDOC-2.2.4 Managing Worker Fatigue HTML)
(Draft REGDOC-2.2.4 Managing Worker Fatigue PDF)
  • Impact Statement – Managing Worker Fatigue (HTML) (PDF)
Invitation to provide feedback on comments received on draft REGDOC-2.2.4 January 11, 2016 to January 29, 2016

View the comments received:

Feedback received on draft REGDOC-2.2.4 April 11, 2016 No comments received
Presentation to the Commission TBD TBD
Publication TBD TBD

Contact information

CNSC welcomes public input on regulatory documents. For questions and information related to REGDOC-2.2.4, Fitness for Duty, please contact:

Directorate of Safety Management
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5S9

Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
Fax: 613-995-5086
Email: cnsc.information.ccsn@canada.ca