Office of Enterprise Assessments

  • Nuclear Executive Leadership Training (NELT) 2016

    The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments, National Training Center (NTC) conducted its 16th annual Nuclear Executive Leadership Training (NELT) on August 15-19, 2016 in Washington, DC. Since the inception of NELT in 2005, approximately 375 senior personnel across the complex have participated in this event. The course is guided by an Executive Steering Committee consisting of senior manager representatives from six organizations in the Department. Participation in NELT is by invitation only using established criteria and includes managers and deputy managers from the field and senior managers from DOE and NNSA headquarters.

  • 2016 Update to the DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Process Overview

    EA’s Office of Enforcement is publishing an update to the DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Process Overview (EPO) to reflect several program changes that the office is implementing in 2016. These changes are based on feedback offered by DOE’s Federal and contractor enforcement community as well as program enhancements that have been adopted over the past year. In May, the Office of Enforcement briefed approximately 100 Federal and contractor enforcement coordinators on these enhancements at its annual Enforcement Workshop.

  • 10 C.F.R. Part 820 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    The Department of Energy (DOE) is proposing to amend 10 C.F.R. Part 820, Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities, to clarify that the Department may assess civil penalties against certain contractors and subcontractors for violations of the prohibition against retaliating against an employee who reports violations of law, mismanagement, waste, abuse, or dangerous/unsafe workplace conditions, among other protected activities, concerning nuclear safety (referred to as “whistleblowers”).

  • Independent Oversight Program Order approved by Deputy Secretary

    Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall approved a new Independent Oversight Program Order (DOE O 227.1A) on December 21, 2015. The Order prescribes the requirements and responsibilities for the DOE Independent Oversight Program, which is implemented by the Office of Enterprise Assessments. The requirements in this directive are designed to ensure that the Independent Oversight Program is implemented in a transparent, efficient, and constructive manner to support the safe and secure accomplishment of DOE’s missions.

Enforcement Documents

December 2, 2016
Enforcement Letter, Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC

Security Enforcement Letter issued to Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC regarding the disposition of classified information at the Pantex Plant

November 25, 2016
Consent Order, Washington River Protection Solutions

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Consent Order issued to Washington River Protection Solutions relating to an employee fall into an abandoned septic tank.

November 22, 2016
Preliminary Notice of Violation, UChicago Argonne, LLC

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to UChicago Argonne, LLC for violations of 10 C.F.R. Part 851 relating to the machine guarding program at the Argonne National Laboratory.

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Assessment Documents

November 21, 2016
Office of Environment, Safety and Health Assessments Protocol for High-Hazard Nuclear Facility Project Oversight, November 2016 (Revision 2) – Protocol – EA-31-02

Office of Environment, Safety and Health Assessments Protocol for High-Hazard Nuclear Facility Project Oversight, November 2016 (Revision 2) – Protocol – EA-31-02

November 18, 2016
Enterprise Assessments Lessons Learned From Reviews of Construction Quality at U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Facilities – November 2016

Lessons Learned From Reviews of Construction Quality at U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Facilities

November 18, 2016
Enterprise Assessments Operational Awareness Record for the Review of Readiness Assurance and Training and Drill Programs at the Hanford Site, July 11 – August 2, 2016 (OAR-EA-HANFORD-RA-TD-2016-07-11)

Operational Awareness Record for the Review of Readiness Assurance and Training and Drill Programs at the Hanford Site, July 11 – August 2, 2016

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