Evolution of Safety Basis Documentation for the Fernald Site

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The objective of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Fernald Closure Project (FCP), in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio, is to safely complete the environmental restoration of the Fernald site by 2006. Over 200 out of 220 total structures, at this DOE plant site which processed uranium ore concentrates into high-purity uranium metal products, have been safely demolished, including eight of the nine major production plants. Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) for these facilities have gone through a process of simplification, from individual operating Safety Analysis Reports (SARs) to a single site-wide Authorization Basis containing nuclear facility Bases for Interim Operations (BIOs) to individual ... continued below

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Brown, T.; Kohler, S.; Fisk, P.; Krach, F. & Klein, B. March 1, 2004.

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The objective of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Fernald Closure Project (FCP), in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio, is to safely complete the environmental restoration of the Fernald site by 2006. Over 200 out of 220 total structures, at this DOE plant site which processed uranium ore concentrates into high-purity uranium metal products, have been safely demolished, including eight of the nine major production plants. Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) for these facilities have gone through a process of simplification, from individual operating Safety Analysis Reports (SARs) to a single site-wide Authorization Basis containing nuclear facility Bases for Interim Operations (BIOs) to individual project Auditable Safety Records (ASRs). The final stage in DSA simplification consists of project-specific Integrated Health and Safety Plans (I-HASPs) and Nuclear Health and Safety Plans (N-HASPs) that address all aspects of safety, from the worker in the field to the safety basis requirements preserving the facility/activity hazard categorization. This paper addresses the evolution of Safety Basis Documentation (SBD), as DSAs, from production through site closure.

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  • DSA - Lessons Learned, Feedback and Improvement, San Francisco, CA (US), 05/01/2004--05/06/2004

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  • Report No.: FEMP-2609
  • Grant Number: AC24-01OH20115
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 824883
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc779260

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Brown, T.; Kohler, S.; Fisk, P.; Krach, F. & Klein, B. Evolution of Safety Basis Documentation for the Fernald Site, article, March 1, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc779260/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.