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Glossary of Terms


quality assurance
planned and systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that an item, process or service will satisfy given requirements for quality, for example, those specified in the licence

The definition above is slightly modified from that in ISO 921:1997 (Nuclear Energy:Vocabulary) to say “an item, process or service” instead of “a product or service”. A more general definition of quality assurance and definitions of related terms can be found in ISO 8402:1994)