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Event Notification Report for July 12, 2013

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07/11/2013 - 07/12/2013

** EVENT NUMBERS **


49186 49187

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Power Reactor Event Number: 49186
Facility: VOGTLE
Region: 2 State: GA
Unit: [1] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: NAVEEN KOTEEL
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 07/11/2013
Notification Time: 15:26 [ET]
Event Date: 07/11/2013
Event Time: 14:26 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 07/11/2013
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(2)(xi) - OFFSITE NOTIFICATION
Person (Organization):
REBECCA NEASE (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

Event Text

PLANT EMPLOYEE TRANSPORTED OFFSITE FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT

"A Plant Vogtle employee on site complained of medical issues while performing work inside Unit 2 containment at 1127 EDT. After being transported offsite to Burke County Hospital, Plant Vogtle was notified at 1426 EDT that the individual was deceased. The [NRC] Resident Inspector has been notified."

The death was not known to be related to work performed at the site, and the employee was not contaminated when transported offsite. The licensee will notify OSHA.

* * * UPDATE ON 7/11/13 AT 1655 EDT FROM NAVEEN KOTEEL TO DONG PARK * * *

The licensee notified OSHA at 1625 EDT and will also be making a media/press release.

Notified R2DO (Nease).

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Power Reactor Event Number: 49187
Facility: PILGRIM
Region: 1 State: MA
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] GE-3
NRC Notified By: KEN GRACIA
HQ OPS Officer: STEVE SANDIN
Notification Date: 07/11/2013
Notification Time: 19:49 [ET]
Event Date: 07/11/2013
Event Time: 10:30 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 07/11/2013
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
26.719 - FITNESS FOR DUTY
Person (Organization):
WILLIAM COOK (R1DO)

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 REPORT INVOLVING A NON-LICENSED SUPERVISOR

A non-licensed employee supervisor had a confirmed positive for a banned substance during a random fitness-for-duty test. The employee's access to the plant has been terminated pending an ongoing investigation.

The licensee informed the NRC Resident Inspector.

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