Federally Led Accident Investigation Reports

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May 7, 2019
Accident Investigation of the October 5, 2018, Office of Secure Transportation Vehicle Accident Resulting in a Fatality and Serious Injur...
An Accident Investigation Board was appointed to investigate the October 5, 2018, motor vehicle accident that resulted in one fatality and 4 injuries.
April 21, 2015
Accident Investigations of the February 14, 2014, Radiological Release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Carlsbad, NM
On February 14, 2014, there was a release of radioactive material in the underground repository at the Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plan
March 26, 2014
Accident Investigation of the February 5, 2014, Underground Salt Haul Truck Fire at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Carlsbad NM
On February 5, 2014. An aged EIMCO 985-T15 salt haul truck caught fire in an underground mine at the Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
March 16, 2014
Accident Investigation of the December 11, 2013, Integrated Device Fireset and Detonator Accidental Discharge at the Sandia National Labo...
On December 11, 2013, Site 9920 personnel were testing an integrated explosive device, the IED unexpectedly went off during handling, causing injury.
November 22, 2013
Level I Accident Investigation of the October 1, 2013, Tice Electric Company Employee Fatality near Patrick's Knob Radio Station, Bonnevi...
On October 1, 2013, a Tice Electric Company employee was fatally injured while operating a Gradall Material Handler on Forest Service Road 7592.
August 6, 2013
Accident Investigation of the June 1, 2013, Stairway Fall Resulting in a Federal Employee Fatality at DOE Headquarters Germantown, Maryland
On June 1, 2013, a DOE Facility Management Specialist fell from the stairs during facility modification work in the Main Building, Germantown facility
July 30, 2013
Level I Accident Investigation of the July 30, 2013, Electrical Fatality on the Bandon-Rogue No.1 115kV Line at the Bonneville Power Admi...
On July 30, 2013, a WCC Crew Foreman was fatally injured while preparing to remove a jumper on the Bandon-Rogue No. 1 115kV line.
June 21, 2013
Accident Investigation of the February 7, 2013, Scissor Lift Accident in the West Hackberry Brine Tank-14 Resulting in Injury
On February 7, 2013, a PBC employee was seriously injured at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve when a scissor lift tipped over in Brine Tank-14.
November 30, 2012
Level I Accident Investigation of the September 20, 2012, Fatal Fall from the Dworshak-Taft #1 Transmission Tower, at the Bonneville Powe...
On September 20, 2012, a BPA journeyman lineman was fatally injured as the result of a fall from a tower on the Dworshak-Taft #1 500 kV line.
September 18, 2012
Accident Investigation of the August 21, 2012, Contamination Incident at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center at the Los Alamos National...
On August 25, 2012, radioactive contamination was identified on Flight Path 04 of the Lujan Center, at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center at LANL.
August 24, 2012
Accident Investigation of the June 17, 2012, Construction Accident - Structural Steel Collapse at the Overpack Storage Expansion #2 at t...
Accident Investigation of the June 17, 2012, Construction Accident - Structural Steel Collapse at the Overpack Storage
August 1, 2012
Accident Investigation of the June 29, 2012, Fall from a Fixed Ladder at Building 830, at the Brookhaven National Laboratory
On June 29, 2012, a maintenance metals worker fell from a height of approximately 15-feet landing on asphalt pavement that resulted in the injury.
January 1, 2012
Accident Investigation of the November 8, 2011, Plutonium Contamination in the Zero Power Physics Reactor Facility, at the Idaho National...
On November 8, 2011, an uncontrolled release of radioactive contaminants occurred, resulting in the contamination of 16 workers and the facility.
November 1, 2011
Accident Investigation of the September 13, 2011, Fatality at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Bryan Mound Site
On September 13, 2011, a recently-hired, untrained subcontractor employee struck three large elevated pipes while operating a front deck mower.
August 8, 2011
Accident Investigation of the July 1, 2011, Fall Injury at the Savannah River Site
On July 1, 2011, a worker fell from portable scaffolding during facility modifications in the Purification Area Vault of Building 105-K at the SRS.
May 25, 2011
Request Approval to Amend the Independent Review Board Report of the July 8, 2010 Fatality at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Bryan Mound...
May 25, 2011, Addendum closing the Investigation based upon the Galveston County Medical Examiner's Report.
April 1, 2011
Accident Investigation of the March 5, 2011, Building 488 Tree Felling Injury at Brookhaven National Laboratory
On March 5, 2011, Building 488 tree felling injury at BNL that resulted in the injury of a Site Resources Division Building and Grounds Utility Worker
March 31, 2010
Level I Accident Investigation of the March 1, 2010, Fatal Bobcat/Backhoe Accident at the White Bluffs Substation
On March 1, 2010, a Christenson Electric, Inc. employee was fatally injured while loading a Bobcat equipped with a backhoe attachment onto a trailer.
October 1, 2009
Type A Accident Investigation of the June 26, 2009, Vehicle Fatality at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
On June 26, 2009, vehicle fatality accident that occurred at the LLNL parking lot of Building 424, the driver was ejected and received fatal injuries.
August 29, 2008
Type A Accident Investigation of the July 1, 2008, Vehicle Fatality Accident-Western Area Power Marketing Administration
On July 9, 2008, the motor vehicle fatality occurred on gravel road 59th Ave. NE and Highway 17, 8 miles west of Cando, Towner County, North Dakota.
November 15, 2004
Type A Accident Investigation of the October 11, 2004, Electrical Arc Injury at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Complex
On October 11, 2004, a subcontractor electrician working at the SLAC received serious burn injuries due to an electrical arc flash.
October 1, 2004
Level 1 Accident Investigation of the August 17, 2004, Fatal Aircraft Accident on the Grand Coulee-Bell No.6, 500 kV Line
On August 17, 2004, a BPA pilot was killed in the crash of a Bell 206BIII helicopter while stringing "sock line" on the Grand Coulee-Bell#6 500kV line
September 14, 2004
Type A Accident Investigation of the July 26, 2004, Subcontractor Fatality at the Savannah River Site Pond B Dam Upgrade Project
On July 26, 2004, a truck driver was critically injured at the Savannah River Site, while loading a rented excavator onto a lowboy trailer.
August 1, 2004
Type A Accident Investigation of the July 15, 2004, Hanford 200 East Area Fall Fatality
On July 15, 2004, a non-government contractor employee of AMTR was found motionless at the bottom of a ladder with a serious head injury.
June 7, 2004
Type A Accident Investigation of the June 7, 2004, Construction Contractor Electrical Accident at Double-Circuit Structure 38/1, Watertow...
On June 7, 2004, an apprentice lineman was killed by electrocution while working on a transmission line construction project Watertown, South Dakota