June 5, 1997
Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Mason and Hanger Corporation related to Inaccurate Training and Certification Records at the Pantex Plant, (EA-97-02)
This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of alleged irregularities associated with training requirements for Production Technicians who performed work in the W55 nuclear weapons dismantlement program in [building]. The DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation initiated its inquiry on December 4, 1996, after several workers communicated concerns to the DOE Amarillo Area Office regarding the accuracy of weapon work proficiency records. The DOE's Investigation Summary Report is enclosed.