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Independent Oversight Review, Hanford Site Tank Farms 222-S Laboratory – January 2014

January 2014

Review of the Hanford Tank Farms Safety Management Program Implementation Electrical Safety in the 222-S Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enforcement and Oversight (Independent Oversight), within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an independent review of the implementation of the electrical safety management program (SMP) at the Hanford Site Tank Farms’ 222-S Laboratory from July  8-11, 2013. The HSS Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations performed the review to assess the effectiveness of management programs that ensure the safety of workers, the public, and the environment.  Independent Oversight’s review was performed concurrently with the review conducted by the Office of River Protection. This Independent Oversight review was conducted within the broader context of ongoing reviews of SMPs at DOE sites with Hazard Category 1, 2, and 3 nuclear facilities.