News & Updates

June 27, 2016

WRPS, DOE receive demands and recommendations from HAMTC

WRPS received this letter from the Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC) with a list of demands and recommendations from union leadership seeking changes to specific work conditions at the tank farms. We value our partnership with HAMTC and the input they offer on how […]
June 27, 2016

WRPS responds to HAMTC demand letter

This document contains WRPS’ initial response to the letter received from the Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC). WRPS is further evaluating the list of demands and recommendations, and we will work with HAMTC and the Department of Energy to determine an appropriate path forward. […]
June 27, 2016

NIOSH announces Hanford safety, health evaluation

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced they will be evaluating safety and health programs at the Hanford tank farms this summer. WRPS is very encouraged by this announcement, and we will provide our support in every way we can during the […]
June 30, 2016

WRPS continuing to implement TVAT recommendations

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is continually working to improve the tank farms environment by implementing processes and technologies that further enhance worker safety. In response to the Tank Vapor Assessment Team’s (TVAT) recommendations to help reduce potential chemical vapor exposure to workers, WRPS implemented […]
July 6, 2016

New Q&As posted

Answers to employee questions are now available on the FAQs button. This is an in-progress document providing answers to employee questions raised in 2015. Answers may be updated as new information is developed or when evaluations of the item are completed.    
July 7, 2016

WRPS provides follow-up response to HAMTC demand letter

The posted document contains Washington River Protection Solutions’ (WRPS) follow-up response to the letter received June 20 from the Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC). WRPS will always be steadfast in its commitment to employee safety – it is simply the right way to do […]
July 11, 2016

WRPS receives response to July 7 HAMTC letter

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) received a letter this morning from the Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC). As WRPS continues to evaluate the HAMTC demands, we will work with the union to determine a path forward to safely and efficiently continue our important mission. […]
July 11, 2016

Hanford Site Stop Work Procedure [DOE-0343, Rev. 3]

Hanford Site Stop Work Procedure