|AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - STUCK SHUTTER
The following was received from the Commonwealth of Kentucky via email:
"Kentucky Radiation Health Branch (KYRHB) was notified by email on November 27, 2019, of an on/off shutter equipment failure on two separate fixed gauging devices (Ronan SA1-F37, Serial Numbers 9472GK and 1079GK; Cs-137 activity 500 milliCi each). Kentucky Licensee, Arkema, Inc. reports November 27, 2019 during a required 6-month check, techs discovered the shutter was not closing. Verified by survey meter, the readings did not close fully as expected. Survey numbers were not reported, but a full report will be submitted on December 2, 2019. The Licensee RSO [Radiation Safety Officer] notified plant operations department and the safety department that entry into the vessels is only via a sealed manway, and that entry is not permitted until the shutter mechanism has been repaired, or the gauges have been replaced. Ronan Engineering is scheduled to be notified after the Thanksgiving break. The licensee will provide timely updates to the KYRHB and the licensee will reinstruct employees of event reporting criteria."
Kentucky Event Report ID No.: KY190011