April 27, 2016

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Consent Order issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC relating to an arc flash event at the Idaho National Laboratory.

On April 27, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Enforcement issued a Consent Order (WCO-2016-01) to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC, the managing and operating contractor at DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory, relating to an arc flash event that occurred during preventive maintenance on a vacuum breaker at the laboratory.  The contractor agreed to the Consent Order.