October 13, 2011
Issued to URS Energy & Construction, Inc., related to Quality Improvement and Work Control Program Deficiencies associated with Construction of the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Laboratory
The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has completed its investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with identified deficiencies in the URS Energy & Construction, Inc. (URS) corrective action management, quality improvement, and work control programs. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) views these programs as vital to protecting workers and the public from the radiological hazards associated with the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP) at DOE's Idaho National Laboratory. The investigation addressed specific areas of potential noncompliance with DOE nuclear safety requirements established at 10 C.F.R. Part 830, Nuclear Safety Management.