Patricia Allen | Safety


The Safety Working Group (SWG) is chartered to assist member companies in attaining and maintaining the highest levels of safety and regulatory performance in the operation of DOE/NNSA facilities/projects. The SWG achieves this by:

  • Seeking out, developing, and promoting best management and operating practices
  • Facilitating the exchange of operating experiences and information on safety/regulatory programs and their effectiveness, as well as designing studies and developing position and technical papers to inform DOE/NNSA regulations and directives processes where appropriate
  • Providing DOE/NNSA and member companies with access to a network of subject matter experts
  • Identifying opportunities to save and/or avoid costs in the implementation of their safety and regulatory programs
  • Assisting member companies in implementing effective safety and regulatory programs through peer reviews and consultations
  • Arranging for training and awareness workshops to enhance the competency of safety professionals

Upcoming Events

Worker Safety & Health Subgroup Operational Meeting will take place at on 10/26/2020 - 10/29/2020 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Integrated Safety Management & Quality Assurance will take place at on 11/09/2020 - 11/12/2020 at 10:30 am - 4:30 pm



Patricia Allen

Vice Chair Savannah River Remediation LLCDirector, ESH & QA and CA Work Phone: 803-208-3152

EFCOG Sponsoring Directors

DOE Liaison

Subgroups and Leadership

Engineering Practices Subgroup 

Integrated Safety Management Subgroup
Nuclear & Facility Safety Subgroup
Quality Assurance Subgroup

Regulatory & Enforcement Subgroup
Sustainability & Environment Subgroup
Worker Safety & Health Subgroup


Safety Working Group Task Sheet

EFCOG Alerts


EFCOG SCI Alert 2007-001

EFCOG Alert 001-2005