Enterprise Assessments Follow-up Assessment of the July 2016 Assessment of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Fire Protection Program (OAR-EA-WIPP-2017-03-27)

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July 2017

Follow-up Assessment of the July 2016 of the Fire Protection Program at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environment, Safety and Health Assessments, within the Office of Enterprise Assessments (EA), performed a follow-up assessment of the corrective actions taken by Nuclear Waste Partnership, LLC (NWP) to address one of two findings and five follow-up items identified in the July 2016 report, Office of Enterprise Assessments Assessment of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Fire Protection Program.  The second finding from the July 2016 report concerned escapeways in the mine and actions were previously reviewed and determined adequate.  The July 2016 report documented an EA targeted fire protection assessment of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) from February 1-5 and February 29 – March 4, 2016.