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Preliminary Notice of Violation,Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - WEA-2009-03

April 7, 2009

Issued to Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. related to a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe explosion that occurred in Sector 30 of the linear accelerator facility at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC).

On April 3, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security’s Office of Enforcement issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (WEA-2009-03) to Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. for violations of 10 C.F.R. 851 associated with a polyvinyl chloride pipe explosion that occurred in Sector 30 of the linear accelerator facility at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on September 13, 2007.