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Independent Activity Report, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - September 2011

September 2011

Orientation Visit to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant [HIAR-WIPP-2011-09-07]

This Independent Activity Report documents an operational awareness activity conducted by Office of Health, Safety and Security's (HSS) Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations on September 7, 2011, at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.  The purpose of the visit was for the HSS site lead obtain a site orientation and to discuss the HSS nuclear safety oversight strategy, describe the HSS site lead program, increase HSS personnel’s operational awareness of the site’s activities, and identify specific activities that HSS can perform to carry out its independent oversight and mission support responsibilities.