News & Updates

May 17, 2018

Vapors Weekly 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 Weekly Update 4-18-18

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 Weekly Report 4-11-18

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.
April 5, 2018

Vapors Weekly Update 4/5/18

The Hanford Workforce Engagement Center (HWEC) opened this week.
March 21, 2018

Vapors Weekly Update 3/21/18

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 Weekly 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.
February 15, 2018

Vapors Weekly Update – Feb. 15, 2018

Respirator use in AP Farm; TCH article highlighting Senate bill protecting worker health; TCH article highlighting delay in vapors lawsuit; dates and times for next CVST meeting.  
February 7, 2018

Access restored to SY Farm area after report of odors

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 […]