May 25, 2011
In consultation with the Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy (FE), the Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer appointed an Independent Review Board (IRE3) on July 20,201 0, under the provisions of the Department of Energy (DOE) Order 225.1 A, Accident Investigations, that represented a modified Type A accident investigation. The Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS)
IRB was tasked to analyze the information collected by the (1) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigation, and (2) Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) Project Management Office (PMO) comprehensive safety review. The final HSS IRB report was issued on September 27,201 0.