Barcode Label Technical Safety Requirement

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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Idaho Treatment Group, Idaho-ITG

Published As:  Public


Topics:  Nuclear/Nuclear Safety, Waste Management, Transportation and Packaging, Material Handling/Storage

Personnel were labeling and performing dual verification to ensure barcodes on each drum matched. During the process, operators failed to recognize that one of the drums had one label which did not match the other labels on the drum. The Technical Safety Requirement Limiting Condition for Operation requires that all labels on the drum match once the drum is introduced into the production process.

Lessons Learned: Utilize engineered controls to help reduce human errors that could otherwise be avoided.

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