Safety at Davis-Besse

May 2003
Nuclear Plant Journal;May/Jun2003, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. officials' discussion of employee survey results and remaining tasks necessary for restarting the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Ohio. Surveys designed to measure the willingness of employees to identify and report safety issues; Improvements in many areas.


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