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Event Notification Report for August 06, 2018

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8/3/2018 - 8/6/2018

** EVENT NUMBERS **


53524 53525 53537

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Agreement State Event Number: 53524
Rep Org: SC DEPT OF HEALTH & ENV CONTROL
Licensee: BURNELL-LAMMONS ENGINEERING, INC
Region: 1
City: GREENVILLE   State: SC
County: GREENVILLE
License #: 548
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: ANDREW M. ROXBURGH
HQ OPS Officer: BRIAN LIN
Notification Date: 07/26/2018
Notification Time: 07:15 [ET]
Event Date: 07/25/2018
Event Time: 15:30 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 07/26/2018
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
BRICE BICKETT (R1DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - DAMAGED GAUGE

The following was received from the State of South Carolina via email.

"On July 25, 2018, the Department [South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control] was notified by the licensee at approximately 3:30 PM [EDT] that one of its gauges had been run over by a bull dozer at a jobsite. The gauge was a Troxler Model 3430 (S/N 34618) containing 8 mCi of Cs-137 and 40 mCi of Am-241:Be. The sealed source serial number for the Cs-137 source is 77-1459 and the sealed source serial number for the Am-241:Be source is 47-30042. A radiation survey and wipe test of the gauge were performed at the scene. The gauge was safely transported back to the licensee's facility and placed in storage awaiting disposal."

South Carolina Incident #: L548

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Agreement State Event Number: 53525
Rep Org: TEXAS DEPT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
Licensee: CALFRAC WELL SERVICES CORP
Region: 4
City: SAN ANTONIO   State: TX
County:
License #: L06710
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: KAREN BLANCHARD
HQ OPS Officer: ANDREW WAUGH
Notification Date: 07/26/2018
Notification Time: 14:47 [ET]
Event Date: 07/25/2018
Event Time: 00:00 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 07/26/2018
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
HEATHER GEPFORD (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)

Event Text

TEXAS AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - DAMAGED GAUGE

The following information was obtained from the state of Texas via email:

"On July 26, 2018, the licensee notified the Agency [Texas Department of State Health Services] that on July 25, 2018, while using a crane to perform routine loading of a pipe on which was mounted a Berthold Model LB8010 density gauge, containing a 20 millicurie cesium-137 source, the pipe/gauge fell. The shutter handle was bent and the shutter, which was in the closed position, was not operable due to the damage. The licensee performed surveys to ensure the shutter was in the fully closed position. The licensee is making arrangements for the disposal of the device. There is no risk of exposure to any individual as a result of this event. More information will be provided as it is obtained in accordance with SA-300."

Texas Incident #9601

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Power Reactor Event Number: 53537
Facility: FERMI
Region: 3     State: MI
Unit: [2] [] []
RX Type: [2] GE-4
NRC Notified By: EHAN HAUSER
HQ OPS Officer: VINCE KLCO
Notification Date: 08/03/2018
Notification Time: 14:10 [ET]
Event Date: 08/03/2018
Event Time: 09:40 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 08/03/2018
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
50.72(b)(3)(v)(D) - ACCIDENT MITIGATION
Person (Organization):
STEVE ORTH (R3DO)
Unit SCRAM Code RX Crit Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
2 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

Event Text

HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION DECLARED INOPERABLE

"At 0940 EDT on August 3, 2018, the Division 2 Mechanical Draft Cooling Tower (MDCT) fans were declared inoperable due to failure of the over speed fan brake inverter. The brakes prevent fan over speed from a design basis tornado. The MDCT fans are required to support operability of the Ultimate Heat Sink (UHS). The UHS is required to support operability of the Division 2 Emergency Equipment Cooling Water (EECW) system. The EECW system cools various safety related components, including the High Pressure Coolant Injection (HPCI) system room cooler. An unplanned HPCI inoperability occurred based on a loss of the HPCI Room Cooler. Investigation into why the Division 2 MDCT fan over speed brake inverter failed is in progress. This report is being made pursuant to 10CFR50.72(b)(3)(v)(D) based on an unplanned HPCI inoperability.

"The NRC Resident Inspector has been notified."


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