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Consent Order, Brookhaven Science Associates - WCO-2009-01

November 30, 2009

Issued to Brookhaven Science Associates related to a Propane Explosion in a Well House at Brookhaven National Laboratory,  (WCO-2009-01)

On November 30, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security’s Office of Enforcement issued a Consent Order to Brookhaven Science Associates for deficiencies in work control that led to the October 13, 2008, propane gas explosion that destroyed a well house at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory.  The contractor agreed to the Consent Order.