Appendix A:
Symposium Agenda

Symposium on Safety in the Underground Construction and Operation of the Exploratory Studies Facility at the Yucca Mountain Project

November 29-December 1, 1993

Monday, November 29—Tour of Yucca Mountain Site

Tuesday, November 30

8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction to the Symposium

 

Ray Sterling, Chairman, U.S. National Committee on Tunneling Technology

Session 1—Introduction to the Yucca Mountain Project (YMP)

8:55 a.m.

William B. Simecka, Director, Engineering and Development Division, USDOE

10:00

Dennis R. Williams, Chief, Site Investigation Branch, USDOE

10:20

Questions



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--> Appendix A: Symposium Agenda Symposium on Safety in the Underground Construction and Operation of the Exploratory Studies Facility at the Yucca Mountain Project November 29-December 1, 1993 Monday, November 29—Tour of Yucca Mountain Site Tuesday, November 30 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to the Symposium   • Ray Sterling, Chairman, U.S. National Committee on Tunneling Technology Session 1—Introduction to the Yucca Mountain Project (YMP) 8:55 a.m. • William B. Simecka, Director, Engineering and Development Division, USDOE 10:00 • Dennis R. Williams, Chief, Site Investigation Branch, USDOE 10:20 Questions

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--> 11:00 Keynote Address: Underground Construction Safety: ''Be Sure You're on the Right Track'' Joseph Fitzgerald, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety and Quality Assurance, USDOE 11:45 Lunch Session 2 - Invited Presentations on Issues in Underground Safety Management 1:00 p.m. Introduction Priscilla Nelson, Member, U.S. National Committee on Tunneling Technology 1:10 Considerations in the Development of the DOE's Construction Safety Program Patrick Finn, Safety Engineer, Office of Occupational Safety, USDOE 1:45 OSHA Regulations and Their Implications in the Construction of the ESF at Yucca Mountain Fred A. Anderson, P.E., Consulting Engineer 3:00 Underground Regulatory Safety Today Byron Ishkanian, Principal Safety Engineer and Corporate Safety Director, Cordoba Corp. 3:40 Safety Engineering Design Analyses Bruce Blackford, P.E., Research Analysis Corporation 4:20 Milwaukee Water Pollution and Abatement Program: Underground Safety—Dealing with OSHA John Ramage, Vice President, CH2M Hill 5:00 Adjourn/Informal Discussion

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--> Wednesday, December 1 Session 3 - Experience in the United States and Abroad 8:00 a.m. Introduction Priscilla Nelson 8:10 Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP): The Underground Safety Culture Fred Ashford, Mining Operations Manager, Westinghouse Linda Calderon, Manager of Industrial Safety 9:00 Defence Nuclear Agency Joseph W. LaComb, Chief, Nevada Operations Office, DNA 10:20 Underground Safety of the Äspö Hard Rock Laboratory (Sweden) Olle Zellman, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co. 11:10 Safety Management in PNC's Shaft Excavation Effects Project in Japan Kozo Sugihara, Senior Research Engineer, PNC Chuba Works 12:00 The Channel Tunnel Timothy J. Green, U.K. Operations Project Office, Transmanche-Link 12:50 p.m. Lunch Session 4 - Discussion Session 2:00 p.m. Keynote Address: OSHA and Construction Safety Patrick Tyson, Consulting, Brooks and Smith 2:30 Open Discussion Session 5 - Safety Programs At the YMP 3:05 Safety Review/Coordination

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-->   Russell B. Baumeister, Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, USDOE Systems Safety H. Kenneth Elder, General Engineer, Engineering and Development Division, USDOE Management and Operations Contractor Carl Pierce, Manager of Safety and Health, TRW Environmental Safety Systems, Inc. Construction Safety (Reynolds Engineering and Electrical Co.) Panel: H. Steve Jones, Manager, Occupational Safety and Fire Protection Randy H. Leske, Safety Professional Ronald Costin, Medical Director Harrison F. Kerschner, Manager, Health Protection Department Tunnel Constructor Lance de Stwolinski, Project Manager, Kiewit/PB 5:00 Closing Remarks Ray Sterling 5:15 Adjourn