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Preliminary Notice of Violation, Bechtel National PNOV - WEA-2012-02

May 31, 2012

Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Bechtel National, Incorporated, related to Two Material Handling Events at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Project

This letter refers to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security'S Office of Enforcement and Oversight investigation into the
facts and circumstances associated with the July 16, 2010, millwright foot injury that resulted in the amputation of two toes, and the March 16, 2011, formwork panel rigging event at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Project (WTP). The results ofthe investigation were provided to Bechtel National, Incorporated (BNI) in an investigation report dated January 5, 2012. An enforcement conference was held with BNI representatives on February 7, 2012, to discuss the report's findings and BNI's corrective actions. A summary of the conference and list of attendees is enclosed.

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