Employee confirmed positive for alcohol at Byron nuclear plant

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Power Reactor Event Number: 48572
Facility: BYRON
Region: 3 State: IL
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: BRYAN CURRIER
HQ OPS Officer: DONALD NORWOOD
Notification Date: 12/07/2012
Notification Time: 18:27 [ET]
Event Date: 12/07/2012
Event Time: 14:35 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/07/2012
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 – FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
PATTY PELKE (R3DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation
FITNESS FOR DUTY – EMPLOYEE HAD A CONFIRMED POSITIVE FOR ALCOHOL

A non-licensed, non-supervisory employee had a confirmed positive for alcohol during a for-cause fitness-for-duty test. The employee’s access to the plant has been suspended.

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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