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Event Notification Report for January 6, 2009

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44752

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Power Reactor Event Number: 44752
Facility: WATTS BAR
Region: 2 State: TN
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: KEVIN CASEY
HQ OPS Officer: RYAN ALEXANDER
Notification Date: 01/05/2009
Notification Time: 14:23 [ET]
Event Date: 01/05/2009
Event Time: [EST]
Last Update Date: 01/05/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 - FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
MARK LESSER (R2)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
1 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

FITNESS FOR DUTY INVOLVING UNIT 2 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEE

A non-licensed contract employee was discovered to be in possession of an illegal substance inside the Unit 2 side of the common protected area following a for cause investigation. The contract employee was working in the construction of Unit 2. The contract employee's badge and access to the plant has been revoked. Contact the Headquarters Operations Officer for additional details.

The licensee has notified both the Unit 1 and Unit 2 NRC Resident Inspectors.

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