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

September 28, 2016
Enforcement Notice of Intent to Investigate, UT-Battelle, LLC

The DOE Office of Enforcement issued a Notice of Intent to Investigate two security incidents involving the unauthorized disclosure of classified information at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

September 8, 2016
Enforcement Letter, Sandia Corporation

Security Enforcement Letter issued to Sandia Corporation regarding two classified information security incidents

September 2, 2016
Enforcement Letter, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC

Nuclear Safety Enforcement Letter issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC relating to an airborne radiological release

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Assessment Documents

September 29, 2016
Office of Enterprise Assessments Operational Awareness Record for the Follow-up on Engineering Process Issues from the November 2015 Assessment Report at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, July 12-14, 2016 (OAR-EA-WIPP-2016-07-12)

Operational Awareness Record for the Follow-up on Engineering Process Issues from the November 2015 Assessment Report at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, July 12-14, 2016

September 27, 2016
Office of Enterprise Assessments Assessment of Nuclear Reactor Facility Operations at Nevada National Security Site – September 2016

Assessment of Nuclear Reactor Facility Operations at Nevada National Security Site Assessment of the Uranium Processing Facility Project Engineering Processes

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