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Independent Oversight Review, Los Alamos National Laboratory Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Facility - January 2012

January 2012

Review of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Facility Fire Suppression Vital Safety System

This report provides the results of an independent review of the Los Alamos National Laboratory's Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Facility safety significant fire suppression system that was conducted July 25-August 5, 2011, by the Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations in conjunction with a scheduled Los Alamos Site Office (LASO) assessment.  The purpose of the LASO assessment was to evaluate the functionality and operability of the fire suppression system and to ensure that the system complied with U.S. Department of Energy orders and standards, and National Fire Protection Association standards and requirements.