Visitor Safety is the Top Priority for Escorts
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  CH2MHill Plateau Remediation Company, Hanford Site

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Topics:  Operations, Work Management/Planning, Radiation Protection

When performing the duties of escort, the safety of the escorted visitors must be the highest priority. Escorts cannot be distracted by activities in the surrounding area, phone calls, or routine job tasks. Escorts should recognize that visitors will not be familiar with hazards common to a work area. Recently, a phone call distracted an escort and his visitors were unsafely exposed to a suspended load from a crane.

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