Vapor Events

September 18, 2018

Odors reported at SX Farm – Sept. 18, 2018

A Hanford worker has been released back to work after undergoing precautionary medical evaluation today for odors reported at the SX tank farm. The employee was supporting asphalt paving activities for SX barrier work. Workers were instructed to leave the area, and access to the […]
June 21, 2018

UPDATE: Odors reported outside of AW Farm – June 21, 2018

Two Hanford workers were released back to work after undergoing medical evaluation for odors reported today outside of AW Farm. One of the workers reported symptoms while the other did not. A third worker also reported odors but declined a precautionary medical evaluation. The employees […]
June 21, 2018

Odors reported outside of AW Farm – June 21, 2018

Two Hanford workers are undergoing medical evaluation after reporting odors today outside of AW Farm. One of the workers reported symptoms while the other did not. A third worker also reported odors but declined a precautionary medical evaluation. The employees were supporting AW Farm exhauster […]
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 […]
February 7, 2018

Access restored to SY Farm area after report of odors – Feb. 7, 2018

Two Hanford workers declined precautionary medical evaluation after reporting odors yesterday morning outside of SY Tank Farm in the 200-West Area.  The employees were performing excavation work to support the installation of a safety shower outside the tank farm in an area that does not […]
February 6, 2018

Odors reported outside SY Tank Farm – Feb. 6, 2018

Two Hanford workers declined precautionary medical evaluation after reporting odors this morning outside of SY Tank Farm in the 200-West Area.  The employees were performing excavation work to support the installation of a safety shower outside the tank farm in an area that does not […]
February 6, 2018

Access restored to 702-AZ exhauster building – Feb. 6, 2018

Access to the 702-AZ exhauster building has been restored after air monitoring and sampling results showed no chemicals above action levels. Odors were reported yesterday at the facility by five Hanford workers performing inspections of the emergency lighting system. The workers declined precautionary medical evaluation […]
February 5, 2018

Odors reported inside 702-AZ exhauster building – Feb. 5, 2018

Five Hanford workers declined precautionary medical evaluation after reporting odors this afternoon inside of the 702-AZ exhauster building. None of the workers reported symptoms. The employees were performing inspections of the emergency lighting system at the time of reported odors and were not in an […]