Integrated risk, uncertainty, and deterministic analysis of proposed safety upgrades to DOE hazardous facilities.

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DOE Authorization Basis evaluations and supporting documentation are required for facilities involving significant quantities of hazardous materials . A safety anal ysis of existing facilities typically includes lists of facility and process/procedure improvements that have the potential for improving safety. Unless the facility requires the upgrade to reduce significant risks to the public or to workers, the proposed modifications are subject to cost benefit analysis both to assess the worth of individual improvements and to assist with prioritizing improvements in the face of limited budgets . This paper describes the application of an integrated risk, uncertainty, and deterministic analysis approach ... continued below

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Sciacca, F. W. (Frank W.) & Konkel, H. (Herbert) January 1, 2003.

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DOE Authorization Basis evaluations and supporting documentation are required for facilities involving significant quantities of hazardous materials . A safety anal ysis of existing facilities typically includes lists of facility and process/procedure improvements that have the potential for improving safety. Unless the facility requires the upgrade to reduce significant risks to the public or to workers, the proposed modifications are subject to cost benefit analysis both to assess the worth of individual improvements and to assist with prioritizing improvements in the face of limited budgets . This paper describes the application of an integrated risk, uncertainty, and deterministic analysis approach for performing benefit/cost evaluations of proposed upgrades to the LANL Weapon Engineering Tritium Facility (WETF . )

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  • Submitted to: American Nuclear Society (ANS) Conference, June 1-5, 2003, San Diego, CA

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Sciacca, F. W. (Frank W.) & Konkel, H. (Herbert). Integrated risk, uncertainty, and deterministic analysis of proposed safety upgrades to DOE hazardous facilities., article, January 1, 2003; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc933591/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.