The Integrated Safety Management System, or ISMS, is the umbrella under which Washington River Protection Solutions operates. It dictates how work is conducted and protects the safety and health of tank farm workers, the public and the environment.
ISMS is much more than just safety. It spells out how WRPS executes its work, from the DOE contract requirements on down to how individual procedures are implemented in the field. Implementing an effective ISMS program proves to DOE that WRPS can perform its mission safely and efficiently.
There are 240 Requirement Basis Documents that spell out the requirements in WRPS’ Tank Operations Contract. Those requirements are flowed down to the implementing documents, such as the procedures used in the field.
Worker involvement is critical to a successful ISMS program. DOE expects that the entire WRPS organization, at every level, is operating in full compliance with the contract requirements. That means every employee must understand and support the ISMS program.