Timeliness of Notifications Essential to Safe Operations
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Washington River Protection Solutions, Hanford Site (WRPS)

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Environmental Protection, Occupational Safety and Health, Operations, Radiation Protection

Ensuring the communication between teams is essential in meeting our regulatory commitments and keeping personnel safe. Notification of newly identified area of contamination to the Area Day Shift Manager or the Central Shift Manager is essential to ensure proper response and notifications are completed. When higher than expected radiation levels were observed, less than adequate communication from the field team to the Central Shift Office delayed evaluation and the opportunity to categorize the situation for entry into abnormal Operating Procedures, occurrence reporting, and notification to regulatory agencies.

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