Category Archives: Drugs at work

Traffic stop by security at New Jersey nuke turns up drugs … Lots of drugsā€

The Asbury Park Press reported today: Two men were charged with drug possession on Thursday night after security at the Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant searched a suspicious car on the property, police said. At 10 p.m. Thursday, police responded … Continue reading

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Event Report: Columbia Generating Station supervisor found unfit for duty

The Columbia Generating Station in Washington state informed the NRC this morning that a non-licensed employee supervisor had tested positive for a controlled substance in a random Fitness for Duty Test. Columbia has terminated the supervisor’s plant access.  

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Event Report update: Florida Fitness for Duty report

Yesterday, I told you that a contract supervisor at the Crystal River nuclear power plant in Florida had failed a for-cause Fitness for Duty screening. I incorrectly assumed that this meant the employee had failed a blood test after showing … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Failed Fitness for Duty reports in four nuclear power plants

Four nuclear power plants reported to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in the last two weeks that employees had failed Fitness for Duty screens for drugs or alcohol. Alcohol was the culprit at Sequoyah in Tennessee and at Browns Ferry in … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Reactor problems apparently drive nuclear supervisors to drugs

(This is what happens when I get busy trying to earn a living and don’t check the NRC Event Reports every day.) Here’s a summary of some of the incidents reported to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the first three … Continue reading

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Event Reports: Fire at Mississippi nuke, a supervisor on drugs at Florida facility and an Arkansas TV station issues an inaccurate emergency alert

Here’s some items from today’s NRC Event Reports: 1. Yesterday evening, a fire broke out in ‘A’ Main Condensor at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Mississippi. The on-site fire brigade was dispatched to fight the blaze and the … Continue reading

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Event Report: Stoned on Duty at Arizona nuke

Wednesday afternoon, a contract employee supervisor at the Palo Verde nuclear power plant in Arizona tested positive for an illegal substance in a Fitness for Duty screening. The supervisor’s access to the plant has been terminated.  

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