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WRPS receives national VPPPA award

Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) President and Project Manager Dave Olson, Safety and Health Manager Clint Wolfley and Industrial Hygiene Manager Ashley Kunz were awarded the 2014 Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) 2014 Safety and Health Outreach Award by the VPPPA National Board of Directors.  The award was presented Aug. 24 at the 30th […]

WRPS celebrates VPP Star

Two safety meetings held in June recognized WRPS employees for their efforts in achieving VPP Star status. The accomplishment not only applied to the tank farms contract, it makes Hanford a certified VPP Star site as well.

WRPS helps fund new Delta High

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Delta High School was held June 25. Last year, WRPS donated $150,000 to help build the facility, which emphasizes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—or STEM—subjects.  

Savannah River National Laboratory begins independent review of tank farm vapors

The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) announced today its team of recognized national experts that will perform an independent review of WRPS’ chemical vapors program. SRNL has put together a team from academia, industry and government agencies to review and help improve WRPS’ industrial hygiene program. WRPS Health Physics Technician Rebecca Holland, a member of […]

Washington River Protection Solutions achieves VPP Star safety status

RICHLAND, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), Hanford’s Tank Operations Contractor, for its outstanding safety program by awarding WRPS Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star status. The VPP recognizes excellence in occupational safety and health protection for contractors at DOE sites. WRPS achieved Star status, the highest level of […]