Licensed reactor operator at Browns Ferry has unescorted access suspended after random fitness-for-duty test

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A licensed operator employee had a confirmed positive for alcohol during a random fitness-for-duty test. The employee’s unescorted access has been suspended.


Power Reactor Event Number: 47936
Facility: BROWNS FERRY
Region: 2 State: AL
Unit: [1] [2] [3]
RX Type: [1] GE-4,[2] GE-4,[3] GE-4
NRC Notified By: JOHN W. RIDINGER
HQ OPS Officer: JOHN SHOEMAKER
Notification Date: 05/18/2012
Notification Time: 15:57 [ET]
Event Date: 05/17/2012
Event Time: 20:42 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 05/18/2012
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 – FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
SCOTT SHAEFFER (R2DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
2 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
3 N N 0 Cold Shutdown 0 Cold Shutdown
FITNESS FOR DUTY

A licensed operator employee had a confirmed positive for alcohol during a random fitness-for-duty test. The employee’s unescorted access has been suspended. Contact the Headquarters Operations Officer for additional details.

Source: NRC Event Notifications


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