Event Report: Grand Gulf worker fired for drug use

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….

 

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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