Lesson Learned/Best Practice Briefing


TitleUranium Accumulation Discoveries at Y-12

EventOther Facility Event

Event Date06/14/2019

CategoryOCA - DOE Operating Experience Summary

This Department of Energy (DOE) Operating Experience Summary provides information about multiple discoveries of unexpected accumulations of uranium in processing equipment at the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12). In all instances, Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) paused operations while executing corrective actions to address identified issues.

For more information on the discoveries, corrective actions, and long-term improvements, please see the attached Operating Experience Summary.

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