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Name and
NRC Action Number
NRC Action Type Date Issued Description
Christopher A. Moore
IA-11-037
IANOV 11/09/2011 On November 9, 2011, the NRC issued a Notice of Violation to Christopher A. Moore, former Radiation Safety Officer at Cardinal Health PET Manufacturing Services, Inc., in St. Louis, Missouri, for a Severity Level III violation involving 10 CFR 30.10, “Deliberate Misconduct.” Specifically, on June 16, 2010, Mr. Moore caused Cardinal Health PET Manufacturing Services, Inc., an applicant for an NRC license, to be in violation of 10 CFR 20.1502(a)(1) which requires that a licensee (in this case, an applicant) monitor the occupational exposure to adults likely to receive, in one year from sources external to the body, a dose in excess of 10 percent of the limits in 10 CFR 20.1201(a). The nature of Mr. Moore's position made him subject to 10 CFR 20.1502(a)(1). However, Mr. Moore deliberately removed his extremity (ring) dosimetry on two separate occasions prior to handling a chemical cartridge containing approximately 4 curies of fluorine-18.
Scott Motes
IA-11-045
IANOV 01/05/2012 On January 5, 2012, the NRC issued a Notice of Violation to Mr. Scott Motes, a licensed operator at the River Bend Station for a Severity Level IV violation involving 10 CFR 50.5, Deliberate misconduct.  Mr. Motes deliberately violated an Entergy Nuclear Fleet Procedure which prohibits internet access in the At-the-Controls area of the Control Room, except as specifically authorized by the Operations Manager and caused the River Bend Station to be in violation of Technical Specifications.  Specifically, Mr. Motes accessed the internet, for non-work-related purposes, while standing watch as the reactor operator “At-the-Controls” in the “At-the-Controls” area of the control room.
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