September 2019

OE-2 2019-01: Over-Pressurized Drum Event Involving Reactive Materials and Flammable Gases in Radioactive Waste

This Operating Experience Level 2 (OE-2) document provides information on a safety concern related to site waste generation activities, waste generated and stored on-site or being repackaged, and retrieval and repackaging of legacy wastes received from other Department of Energy (DOE) sites. Although the events in this OE-2 are related to transuranic (TRU) waste, the scope of this OE-2 includes all types of radioactive waste.