Significant Operating Experience Reports (SOERs)
SOERs identify the principal contributors to significant events or trends in types of events and provide recommendations that members are expected to implement to prevent similar events at their plants. WANO peer review teams evaluate the effectiveness of stations’ actions to implement these recommendations.
Significant Event Reports (SERs)
SERs are advisory documents containing in-depth analyses of significant events in order to identify the lessons learned for the benefit of other stations. Member stations are expected to review the lessons learned and take action, as applicable, to reduce the likelihood of similar incidents. Training presentations are developed to help members communicate the content of SOERs and SERs to their plant staff. Reports are available in several languages on the members’ website.
These are specially formatted briefing sheets for use in pre-job briefings to prepare personnel for specific tasks. The reports highlight relevant industry operating experience, key lessons learned and questions to encourage a detailed discussion of the planned task to ensure thorough work preparation.
Hot Topic reports provide summaries and highlights of adverse performance trends or specific events. These concise reports provide tools such as assessment guides for members’ use.