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Man sleeps at control of Nuclear Power Plant

Simpsons News — Posted 13 Aug, 2005 by Scott

Here's a humourous story I just found: In a similar vein to our favourite cartoon character, Homer Simpson, A man in Pilgrim, Boston, fell asleep in a control room of the nuclear power plant!

Only it's not funny at all, not for any of the people directly involved and not for the neighbors of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant.

A control room supervisor dozed off briefly last summer at Pilgrim. The reactor operator working the shift with him didn't wake him. Instead, he took out his camera phone and snapped a video clip. The shift manager later noticed that the supervisor was nodding off, spoke to him in his office, but didn't file a report, relieve him of duty, or have him tested for drugs or alcohol.

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