Engineer Reports Unsafe Work Practices

Enercon Services Inc. has been ordered to pay $261,152 in back wages, compensatory damages and interest, plus attorney’s fees, to a senior engineer following an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA staff in Kansas City, Mo., found that the company violated the whistle-blower provisions of the Energy Reorganization Act and wrongfully terminated an engineer for raising safety concerns during construction projects at the Wolf Creek Generating Station, a licensee of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Burlington, Kan.

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