Management System: Safeguards, Security and Emergency Management
Subject Area: Safeguards and Security Oversight Activities

Exhibit 3: Inspection Rating Definitions

Management System Coordinators
Process Steward:
Implementation Lead:
Subject Area Point of Contact:

Latest MS Specific Document Revision Date 2/26/2021
Latest MS Total Biennial Review Completed 12/23/2015
SCMS Revision 6.0

UNSATISFACTORY The protection element being evaluated does not meet minimum protection needs or would not provide adequate assurance that those protection needs would be met should they arise. Prompt corrective action is required.
MARGINAL The protection element being evaluated only partially meets minimum protection needs or provides questionable assurance that those needs would be met should they arise. Deficiencies are such that management attention and corrective action are required.
SATISFACTORY The protection element being evaluated meets minimum protection needs or provides plausible assurance that those protection needs would be met should they arise. Any noted deficiencies do not substantively affect performance.