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September 3, 2014
Feds feed Families
Feds feed Families

Representatives of the Office of Enterprise Assessments delivered more than 1,600 pounds of non-perishable food to the Manna Food Center on September 2, 2014 as part of the 2014 Feds Feed Families campaign. Manna feeds about 3,300 needy families in Montgomery County. Manna also provides food to 48 Montgomery County soup kitchens, food pantries, group homes, and emergency shelters.

June 27, 2014
Active Shooter Training Workshop | Square Range Diagnostic Live Fire Course
Active Shooter Training Workshop

The training workshop was based on real-world threats and issues and included a variety of guest lecturers and hands-on practical exercises. Participants utilized both live fire and engagement simulation system weaponry. The exercises were led by NTC instructors at the NTC’s Live Fire Range and Integrated Safety and Security Training and Evaluation Complex (ISSTEC).

June 4, 2014
Steve Simonson, Director of the Office of Enforcement, addresses the 2014 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop attendees.
The Office of Independent Enterprise Assessments’ Office of Enforcement convened the 2014 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop May 13 and 14, 2014

The Office of Independent Enterprise Assessments’ Office of Enforcement convened the 2014 DOE Safety and Security Enforcement Workshop May 13 and 14, 2014. The workshop was attended by 75 Federal and contractor enforcement coordinators from across the DOE complex.

May 5, 2014
Secretary Moniz visits the Office of Cyber Assessments for hands-on experience with the tools and techniques that are used by sophisticated adversaries to attack modern IT systems.
Secretary Moniz visits the Office of Cyber Assessments

Cyber Security is becoming increasingly important in today’s technologically anchored society. Advances in information technology have made our lives easier in countless ways, but these same advances have brought us a key-stroke away from our enemies. This remains true for the Department of Energy (DOE), whose mission is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges.

August 29, 2013
Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for two violations of the Department’s worker safety and health regulations.

November 9, 2012
Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for violations of the Department’s worker safety and health regulations.

October 4, 2012
Department of Energy Cites Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Violations

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC.

May 31, 2012
Department of Energy Cites Bechtel National, Inc. for Worker Safety and Health Violations

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Bechtel National, Incorporated (BNI) for two material handling incidents.

May 24, 2012
Department of Energy Cites LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky, LLC for Worker Safety and Health and Nuclear Safety Violations

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky.

October 4, 2011
Department of Energy Cites URS -Washington Division for Worker Safety Violations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to URS -Washington Division (URS-WD) based on an investigation of an October 2010 incident at the DOE Idaho Site.  The PNOV cites URS-WD with two violations of the Department’s worker safety and health regulations associated with a hoisting incident that occurred when a telescopic hydraulic gantry system (THGS) tipped while lifting a 7,800 pound shield plug at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP).  The Department has proposed a $150,000 civil penalty.

February 25, 2011
Department of Energy Cites Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC for Classified Information Security Violations

Department of Energy issues a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA), for violations of DOE's classified information security program requirements

August 19, 2010
DOE Cites Washington Closure Hanford for Safety Violations

Department of Energy issues a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to contractor Washington Closure Hanford (WCH) for violations of DOE's worker safety and health program regulations in 2009 at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington State.