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Company: Westinghouse Electric Company
Current Parent CompanyBrookfield Corporation
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Penalty: $16,250
Year: 2005
Date: August 25, 2005
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: On August 25, 2005, a Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $16,250 was issued for a Severity Level III Problem consisting of two violations. The first violation involved the failure to incorporate a significant number of nuclear criticality safety evaluation controls into plant procedures prior to conducting operations involving fissile materials. The second violation involved the failure to determine the mass of fissile material in objects prior to placing the objects into nuclear criticality safety fissile material storage arrays. A Severity Level IV violation was also issued involving the failure to follow posted instructions established in accordance with the requirements of a nuclear criticality safety evaluation.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: Canada
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: diversified
Specific Industry of Current Parent: diversified
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