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Monday, September 25, 2017

Notice of violation

"Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Preliminary Notice of Violation issued for violations of 10 C.F.R. Part 851 relating to electrical safety.

On August 17, 2017, the National Nuclear Security Administration issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (WEA-2017-01) to National Security Technologies, LLC, for violations of the Department of Energy’s worker safety and health program requirements (10 C.F.R. Part 851) associated with implementation of the electrical safety program and an electrical shock event that occurred at the Nevada National Security Site."

"...The incident occurred during preventive maintenance work on electrical equipment at the U1a Complex, involving multiple crews, crafts, and locations.  The electrical shock occurred while an employee was using a damp rag to clean the inside of an energized 5kV splice box..."


Anonymous said...

National Security Technologies is about 2 months away from ceasing to exist, anyways.

Anonymous said...

What? Did they lose the contract? To who?

Anonymous said...

Yes, to MSTS, They lost the contract twice, first to a Lockheed/Leidos-led LLC and then to Honeywell-led MSTS. NSTEC will disappear soon.

Anonymous said...

Good riddance. NSTec after Younger has been pure garbage. A black hole of waste supported by a Field Office Manager with an ego the size of Nevada.

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