Enforcement Letter, Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC

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March 4, 2020

Related to a near miss involving a backhoe tip over event at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. 

On March 4, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Enterprise Assessments’ Office of Enforcement issued Enforcement Letter WEL-2020-02 to Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC regarding deficiencies in implementing 10 C.F.R. Part 851 hazard assessment and control requirements that resulted in a subcontractor’s backhoe tipping over while transporting material at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.