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NRC Action Number
|NRC Action Type||Date Issued||Description|
|IAORDER||02/23/2011||On February 23, 2011, the NRC issued an Order prohibiting involvement in NRC licensed activities to Dr. Gary Kao in order to provide the NRC with reasonable assurance that the protection of public health and safety will not be compromised until such time that Dr. Kao provides NRC with sufficient information relative to the corrective actions he has taken to address his part in the medical events that occurred at the VA Philadelphia Medical Center from February 2002 through June 2008, and resulting identified violations (EA-09-038). Specifically, the Order prohibits Dr. Kao’s involvement in any NRC licensed activity until rescinded by the NRC, contingent upon Dr. Kao’s completing specialized training, demonstrating the ability to correctly identify and report medical events, and providing other documentation to the NRC supporting completion of the requirements specified in the Order. The Order noted that Dr. Kao voluntarily stopped performing brachytherapy treatments and committed to take all necessary and appropriate steps to ensure that he was current on all applicable requirements should he perform brachytherapy treatments in the future. The Order will be effective 20 days after it is published in the Federal Register.|
|IANOV||10/10/2012||On October 10, 2012, the NRC issued a Notice of Violation to Mr. Brian Kemp, formerly a Manager of Design Engineering at the Palisades Nuclear Plant, for a Severity Level III violation involving 10 CFR 73.56(g) which requires, in part, that any individual who is maintaining unescorted access under this section shall promptly report to his or her supervisor any legal action(s) taken by a law enforcement authority or court of law to which the individual has been subject that could result in incarceration or a court order or that requires a court appearance, including but not limited to an arrest, an indictment, the filing of charges, or a conviction. On January 14, 2011, Mr. Kemp failed to report to his supervisor that he was arrested by the Grand Rapids Michigan Police Department.|
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