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Final Notice of Violation to UChicago Argonne, LLC - WEA-2009-04

August 27,2009

DOE is issuing this Final Notice of Violation (FNOV) to UChicago Argonne, LLC (UChicago Argonne) for violations of DOE's worker safety and health requirements.

On August 27, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security’s Office of Enforcement issued a Final Notice of Violation (WEA-2009-04) to UChicago Argonne, LLC for violations of 10 C.F.R. 851 associated with a March 3, 2008, glass ampoule explosion incident that released arsenic oxide onto a laboratory room and a March 11, 2008, incident that resulted in a researcher's overexposure to carbon monoxide at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory.