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Event Notification Report for December 29, 2015

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12/28/2015 - 12/29/2015

** EVENT NUMBERS **


51610 51624 51625

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Agreement State Event Number: 51610
Rep Org: LOUISIANA RADIATION PROTECTION DIV
Licensee: OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Region: 4
City: NEW IBERIA State: LA
County:
License #: LA-7396-L01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: JOSEPH NOBLE
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 12/18/2015
Notification Time: 13:23 [ET]
Event Date: 12/17/2015
Event Time: 15:15 [CST]
Last Update Date: 12/18/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
RAY AZUA (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICA (EMAI)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LEAKING RADIOGRAPHY SOURCE

The following report was received from the State of Louisiana via email:

"The RSO and crew were performing routine maintenance and leak test on industrial radiography equipment on 12/11/2015. The leak test wipes were delivered to their service company NDT Repair (LA-6631-L01) for analysis on 12/14/2015. On 12/17/2015, the RSO received a call from NDT Repair to inform him one of the leak tests came back with slightly elevated results of 0.006 microCi Ir-192. Acceptable limit is 0.005 microCi.

"The source is being transferred for disposal to SPEC [Source Production & Equipment Company], LA-2966-L01, Mfg. & Service Company in St. Rose, LA (New Orleans, LA). Also, the exposure device and associated equipment are being evaluated for breakthrough and removable contamination before re-sourcing and putting them back into service.

"Exposure Device SPEC 150, s/n 991 and the 'leaking source' a SPEC Model G-60, s/n WD 2405 with approximately 19 Ci Ir-192."

State Event Report ID No.: LA 150022

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Power Reactor Event Number: 51624
Facility: SALEM
Region: 1 State: NJ
Unit: [ ] [2] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LP
NRC Notified By: JACK OSBORNE
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 12/28/2015
Notification Time: 08:38 [ET]
Event Date: 10/29/2015
Event Time: 11:12 [EST]
Last Update Date: 12/28/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.73(a)(1) - INVALID SPECIF SYSTEM ACTUATION
Person (Organization):
JAMES NOGGLE (R1DO)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
2 N N 0 Refueling 0 Refueling

Event Text

INVALID ACTUATION OF UNIT 2 2C SAFEGUARDS EQUIPMENT CABINET

"This is to report the Salem Unit 2, 2C Safeguards Equipment Cabinet (SEC) actuation due to an invalid signal.

"This report is being made per paragraphs 10 CFR 50.73(a)(1) and 10 CFR 50.73(a)(2)(iv)(A) to address the invalid actuation of the 2C SEC on October 29, 2015, during performance of maintenance on the Solid State Protection System (SSPS).

"Plant conditions: Salem Unit 2 was in Mode 6 at the time of the invalid actuation.

"On October 29, 2015, at approximately 1112 [EDT] during performance of maintenance to replace slave relays in the SSPS output test panel 131, the maintenance technician inadvertently made contact with the relay plunger for the 2C SEC. This caused a signal to be sent to the 2C SEC which actuated the equipment associated with it.

"The 2C SEC train responded to the signal as required. The equipment associated with the 2C SEC that was not previously removed from service for outage related activities or already in service responded as required.

"As a result of the actuation, the 2C Emergency Diesel Generator (EDG) started but did not load (no undervoltage condition existed on the associated vital bus requiring loading), the Unit 2 Emergency Control Air Compressor (ECAC) started. The 22 Charging Pump (CVC) started, and the 22 Safety Injection Pump (SI) started (the Sl pump did not inject as it was isolated and in the process of being tagged out of service at the time of the invalid signal).

"The cause of the invalid actuation signal was a human performance error."

The licensee notified the NRC Resident Inspector.

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Power Reactor Event Number: 51625
Facility: HARRIS
Region: 2 State: NC
Unit: [1] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [1] W-3-LP
NRC Notified By: SCOTT ANDERSON
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 12/28/2015
Notification Time: 22:57 [ET]
Event Date: 12/28/2015
Event Time: 16:45 [EST]
Last Update Date: 12/28/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(xiii) - LOSS COMM/ASMT/RESPONSE
Person (Organization):
GEORGE HOPPER (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

Event Text

LOSS OF EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT CAPABILITY DUE TO FUNCTIONALITY OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT CENTER VENTILATION

"This is a non-emergency eight hour notification for a loss of emergency assessment capability. This event is reportable in accordance with 10 CFR 50.72(b)(3)(xiii) as the discovered condition affects the functionality of an emergency response facility.

"A condition impacting functionality of technical support center [TSC] ventilation system was discovered on December 28, 2015, at 1645 [EST]. The issue could result in higher temperatures than normal for a working environment.

"If an emergency is declared requiring TSC activation, the TSC will be staffed and activated using existing emergency planning procedures. Relocation will be considered based upon temperature and radiological conditions. Repairs will be prioritized, but a firm schedule for resolution is not available at this time.

"This condition does not affect the health and safety of the public or station employees.

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."

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