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Title: Causal Analysis Report for NA-SS-SNL-8000-2018-0002 Electrical shock: Wind Turbine Nacelle Lubbock TX.

Abstract

issue Statement: A Sandia National Laboratories Member of the Workforce (MOW) experienced contact with electrical energy while performing work on an oil filter pump electrical system in the al wind turbine nacelle at Sandia National Laboratories Scaled Wind Turbine Facility (SWiFT). The Department of Energy (DOE) Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) facility does research and development (R&D) work in collaboration with Texas Tech University. The SWiFT facility includes three turbines for performing wind plant and turbine technology research in support of DOE's Wind Energy Technology Office. The current work ongoing at the site is primarily related to commissioning the three turbines to support ongoing DOE customer needs and requests. It was during the performance of commissioning tests of the hydraulic systems in the a1 turbine that a Sandia MOW experienced contact with electrical energy. There were multiple root and contributing causes that ultimately resulted in the electrical energy contact. These causes are summarized and aligned to their corrective actions in the corrective action plan table provided in Section 7(c). The purpose of this narrative section is to provide additional information and context

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1464875
Report Number(s):
SAND-2018-8759R
666909
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Wright, Emily D. Causal Analysis Report for NA-SS-SNL-8000-2018-0002 Electrical shock: Wind Turbine Nacelle Lubbock TX.. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1464875.
Wright, Emily D. Causal Analysis Report for NA-SS-SNL-8000-2018-0002 Electrical shock: Wind Turbine Nacelle Lubbock TX.. United States. doi:10.2172/1464875.
Wright, Emily D. Wed . "Causal Analysis Report for NA-SS-SNL-8000-2018-0002 Electrical shock: Wind Turbine Nacelle Lubbock TX.". United States. doi:10.2172/1464875. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1464875.
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title = {Causal Analysis Report for NA-SS-SNL-8000-2018-0002 Electrical shock: Wind Turbine Nacelle Lubbock TX.},
author = {Wright, Emily D.},
abstractNote = {issue Statement: A Sandia National Laboratories Member of the Workforce (MOW) experienced contact with electrical energy while performing work on an oil filter pump electrical system in the al wind turbine nacelle at Sandia National Laboratories Scaled Wind Turbine Facility (SWiFT). The Department of Energy (DOE) Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) facility does research and development (R&D) work in collaboration with Texas Tech University. The SWiFT facility includes three turbines for performing wind plant and turbine technology research in support of DOE's Wind Energy Technology Office. The current work ongoing at the site is primarily related to commissioning the three turbines to support ongoing DOE customer needs and requests. It was during the performance of commissioning tests of the hydraulic systems in the a1 turbine that a Sandia MOW experienced contact with electrical energy. There were multiple root and contributing causes that ultimately resulted in the electrical energy contact. These causes are summarized and aligned to their corrective actions in the corrective action plan table provided in Section 7(c). The purpose of this narrative section is to provide additional information and context},
doi = {10.2172/1464875},
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