October 6, 2011
Consent Order issued to CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC related to a Hoisting Incident that occurred at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project at the Idaho National Laboratory
The Office of Health Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has completed its investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the October 4, 2010, hoisting incident that occurred when a telescopic hydraulic gantry system tipped while lifting a 7,800-pound shield plug at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP) located at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. The results of the investigation were provided to CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC (CWI) in an Investigation Report, dated April 20, 2011, and identified potential violations of DOE requirements established at 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program.