Mississippi’s Grand Gulf nuclear power plant reported today that a licensed employee failed a random fitness-for-duty test for illegal drugs. The employee’s access to the plant has been terminated.
Something I’ve noticed is that there seems to be a disparity in punishment for supervisors and lower level employees who fail drug and alcohol screenings. Although I haven’t compiled statistics yet, it appears that supervisors are more likely to have unescorted access curtailed, while subordinates are fired outright. I’m going to look into this….