June 18, 2018

Odors reported in 242-A pump storage room – June 18, 2018

Two Hanford workers were released back to work after undergoing medical evaluation Friday for odors reported in the 242-A pump storage room airlock. One of the workers reported symptoms while the other did not. The employees were performing valve line-up prerequisites for the upcoming 242-A […]
June 12, 2018

Vapors update June 12, 2018

Starting today, some workers in the AP tank farm will have the option to use full-face air-purifying respirators (FFAPRs) equipped with filter cartridges for low-hazard non-waste-disturbing work in the AP tank farm.
May 17, 2018

Vapors Update May 16, 2018

WRPS safely completed its first 242-A Evaporator campaign of the year recently, freeing 166,000 gallons of valuable double-shell tank storage space.
April 19, 2018

Vapors Update – April 18, 2018

Phase 2 of the Vapor Monitoring Detection and Remediation project has been completed. The goal of the project is developing a Vapor Monitoring and Detection System (VMDS) to provide a toolbox of equipment that can then be deployed as needed to monitor vapor sources, vapor […]
April 11, 2018

Vapors Report – April 11, 2018

Factory acceptance testing was recently completed in Philadelphia on a Strobic Air® ventilation unit that may be used in the tank farms to help control odors and vapors; opportunities for employee engagement at the CVST, Safety Connect and President’s Accident Prevention Council.
March 21, 2018

Vapors Update – March 21, 2018

A new public address system is installed in the tank farms; employees are invited to engage by participating in the CVST and various subcommittees.
March 2, 2018

Vapors Update – March 1, 2018

Washington River Protection Solutions has received the final follow-up report from the EA team. CVST meetings offer opportunities for employe engagement.