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Riz Shah, Acting Program Manager

November 23, 2010

Type B Accident Investigation of the September 29, 2010, Radiological Contamination Event During Separations Process Research Unit Building H2 Demolition

On September 29, 2010, a radioactive contamination event occurred while performing open air demolition of Building H2 at the SPRU, Niskayuna, New York

September 1, 2010

Type B Accident Investigation of the June 14, 2010, Employee Puncture Wound at the F-TRU Waste Remediation Facility

On June 14, 2010, while performing transuranic waste remediation work inside a special process enclosure, a Technician received a puncture wound.

December 11, 2009

Type B Accident Investigation of the October 9, 2009, Brookhaven National Laboratory Employee Injury at Building 1005H

On October 9, 2009, a Lead Rigger for Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC at the BNL was injured while at the RHIC Compressor Building 1005H.

November 1, 2009

Type B Accident Investigation of the October 6, 2009, Savannah River Site Hand Injury at the Salt Waste Processing Facility

On October 6, 2009, an Apprentice Crane Operator received a serious hand injury while performing lubrication of the wire rope on a mobile crane.

October 1, 2009

Type B Accident Investigation of the September 23, 2009, Savannah River Site Arc Flash Burn Injury at the D Area Powerhouse

On September 23, 2009, while troubleshooting in a 480 volt breaker cubicle, an E&I mechanic received burn injury to his arms and face.

July 30, 2009

Type B Accident Investigation of the July 1, 2009, Washington Closure Hanford, LLC, Employee Fall Injury at the 336 Building, Hanford Site, Washington

On July 1, 2009, during D4 project demolition preparation in Hanford’s 300 Area, a millwright fell 50 feet from a catwalk and was severely injured.

April 1, 2009

Type B Accident Investigation of the February 25, 2009, Abdominal Injury to a Passenger in an Electric Cart at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Carlsbad

On February 25, 2009, an accident occurred at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant that resulted in an abdominal injury to a passenger in an electric cart.

November 18, 2008

Type B Accident Investigation of the October 9, 2008, Employee Injured when Rocket Motor Unexpectedly Fired at the Sandia National Laboratories Technical Area III Sled Track

On October 9, 2008, an AF1 was installing a LED module into a MDM25 connector on the top of the test package when the rocket motor unexpectedly fired.

April 14, 2008

Type B Accident Investigation of the July 12, 2007, Forklift and Pedestrian Accident at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office

On July 12, 2007, a collision occurred in the intersection that resulted in the forklift knocking the pedestrian down.

October 25, 2006

Type B Accident Investigation of the July 31, 2006, Fall from Ladder Accident at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

On July 31, 2006, an electrician in the PE Department of the LLNL, missed a step during climb the ladder and fell about three to five feet to the deck