Chemical Processing Department Monthly Report: July 1957 Page: 90 of 107
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EMPLOYEE RELATIONS OPERATION
There were no changes in responsibilities assigned the Operation during
FIRE PROTECTION OPERATION
A. Fire Responses
There were two fire responses during the month, one CPD and one
AEC Geological Survey. Both were of a minor nature with no fire
B. Fire Extinguisher Service, 200-E, 200-W, Batch Plant, BY Phone Exchange
and Yakima Barricade
During the month 435 fire extinguishers were inspected, 15 installed, 11
delivered to new location, 15 seals broken and not reported, 28 serviced
and 415 weighed.
Seven gas masks were serviced and 32 inspected. There were 22 hand lines
C. Operation Alert - July 12, 1957 - 8:30 A.M.
All employees of CPD participated in the National Civilian Defense, by
leaving their work locations and reporting to the evacuation busses
and then returning to their cork. One bus load of employees went along
with the busses that made the trip to the staging area. TPD participation
was successful, with only minor errors noted.
D. Training of Personnel in other Operations
There were 42 employees of other operations who attended meetings
held by Fire Protection Operation covering artificial respiration,
Chemox mask, and industrial gas mask.
E. Services to other Operations.
On July 5, 1957, Fire Protection personnel washed down around Badge
House and street in front of 202 A Area at 200 East for contamination.
F. Fire Apparatus
One new Ward LaFrance 750 G.P.M. pumper was received from the vendor
during the month. The new truck passed all tests satisfactorily and was
placed in service.
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Hanford Atomic Products Operation. Chemical Processing Department. Chemical Processing Department Monthly Report: July 1957, report, August 22, 1957; Richland, Washington. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1312193/m1/90/: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.