February 2022,

Independent Assessment of Safety Culture Survey Methods and Interpretation for the Portsmouth and Paducah Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA) conducted an independent assessment of safety culture survey methods used by Mid-America Conversion Services, LLC (MCS), the contractor for operation of the depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6) conversion facilities at the Portsmouth and Paducah Sites. EA also assessed the interpretation of survey data by the MCS management team, and the effectiveness of safety culture monitoring activities conducted by DOE’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO).