November 2023,

Independent Assessment of Work Planning and Control at the Hanford Site Tank Farms

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA) conducted an independent assessment of work planning and control (WP&C) at the Hanford Site Tank Farms (hereinafter referred to as Tank Farms) on July 17-20 and July 31-August 3, 2023. Specifically, this assessment evaluated the Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) WP&C processes for Tank Farms work, elements of the WRPS industrial hygiene, radiation protection, and electrical safety programs, and the WRPS contractor assurance system (CAS). This assessment also evaluated the effectiveness of the Federal oversight provided by the Office of River Protection and the Richland Operations Office (together “DOE Hanford”).