The Office of the Inspector General conducted a review of the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant (WBN) Site Security (SS) organization to identify factors that could impact WBN SS's organizational effectiveness. Our report identified strengths that positively affected WBN SS related to (1) organizational alignment, (2) positive interactions within WBN SS, (3) first-line management support, and (4) positive ethical culture. We also identified risks that could impact the effectiveness of WBN SS to achieve its responsibilities in support of the Nuclear vision and TVA mission. These risks included (1) communication deficiencies, (2) safety concerns, (3) perceptions of inadequate staffing, (4) reporting of performance data, and (5) ineffective relationships with support organizations.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
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