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Independent Oversight Review, Savannah River Site - July 2011

July 2011

Review of Electrical System Configuration Management and Design Change Control at the Savannah River Site, Waste Solidification Building Project

The Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations, within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted an independent review of selected engineering processes for the Waste Solidification Building (WSB) safety significant electrical system at the Savannah River Site (SRS). The purpose of this review was to assess the adequacy of the contractor’s electrical system configuration management and design change control during construction and initial system turnover activities.

Interviews and reviewed WSB Project Electrical System DCFs, an SDDR, and associated DATR forms, PSBE and referenced documents demonstrate configuration management was effectively implemented. Overall, WSB electrical system configuration management and design change control were effectively implemented.

Appendix A provides supplemental information about the review. Appendix B provides detailed information about the documents reviewed and provides specific HSS observations and identified opportunities for improvement.