Violation Tracker Individual Record

Brookhaven Science Associates
Current Parent Company: 
Brookhaven Science Associates LLC
November 30, 2009
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: 

On November 30, 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement issued a Consent Order to Brookhaven Science Associates for deficiencies in work control that led to the October 13, 2008, propane gas explosion that destroyed a well house at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory. The contractor agreed to the Consent Order.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Energy Department Office of Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
joint venture (owned 50-50 by Battelle and Stonybrook University)
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
outsourced government services
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Parent company note: 
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