October 18, 2010
Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC related to the Electrical Shock that occurred at Technical Area 16 at the Los Alamos National Laboratory
This letter refers to a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the electrical shock event that occurred in building 300 at Technical Area 16 (TA-16) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) on March 20, 2009. The results of the investigation were provided to Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) in an Investigation Report dated March 2, 2010. An enforcement conference was held on March 23, 2010, with you and members of your staff to discuss the report's findings and the LANS corrective action plan. A summary of the conference is enclosed.