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Independent Activity Report, Pantex Plant - November 2012

November 2012

Pantex Plant Operational Awareness Site Visit [HIAR PTX-2012-11-08]

This report documents the independent targeted review of preparedness for severe natural phenomena events that was conducted by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) at the Y-12 National Security Complex.  The review was performed in December 2011 and January 2012 by the HSS Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations and was carried out as the pilot for similar future reviews at other DOE sites.  The purpose of the review was to evaluate the site's processes for identifying emergency response capabilities and maintaining them in a state of readiness in the event of a severe natural phenomenon event.