United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for July 19, 1999

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         JULY 19, 1999

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                    REPORT             NEGATIVE            NO INPUT
                    ATTACHED           INPUT RECEIVED      RECEIVED

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REGION II                              X
REGION III          X
REGION IV                              X
PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - REGION III  JULY 19, 1999

Licensee/Facility:                     Notification:

United States Enrichment Corp.         MR Number: 3-99-0062
Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant     Date: 07/19/99
Piketon,Ohio                           VIA Resident Report
Dockets: 07007002

Subject: ELECTRICAL INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT

Discussion:

On July 16, 1999, at approximately 1030 hours, an electrician performing
routine preventative maintenance on a 480 volt motor controller received
an electrical burn. The individual was transported initially to the local
hospital in Pike County and then transported to Ohio State Burn Center in
Columbus, Ohio. As of July 19, 1999, at 0800 hours, the individual
remains in intensive care with burns to the hands and face.

The certificatee stopped preventive maintenance activities on motor
controllers until an event investigation is completed.

Regional Action:

The resident staff is monitoring the certificatee investigation.

Contact:  David J. Hartland          (740)289-3553
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