Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is Holtec International remaining open during the COVID-19 restrictions?

    Yes, Holtec International remains open at its U.S. manufacturing facilities and decommissioning sites. Due to Holtec’s vital role in supporting the nation’s critical energy needs during the time of this national crisis, it has been determined that our facilities can remain open and functional.

  • What guidelines are Holtec following in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?

    In addition to guidelines established by the federal government and the states where we operate, Holtec has implemented its Infection Disease Preparation and Response Plan. This plan was developed using best practices that have been shared across the energy industry. The nuclear energy industry has maintained business continuity and pandemic preparedness guidance and procedures since 2006. In response to COVID-19, the industry further strengthened its guidance to align with the recommended actions from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • Are all Holtec associates working on location?

    To ensure the health and safety of our associates, only essential personnel are working on location. Associates whose jobs can be done remotely have been instructed by their supervision to work from home.

  • What is Holtec doing to ensure the safety of its associates working on location?

    Holtec’s facilities are considered low risk environments due to the responsible social behavior of our associates, our advanced IT infrastructure for virtual meetings, and the unrelenting workplace sanitization taking place. As part of our evolving approach to this situation, Holtec has implemented social distancing rules that sets limits on distances between associates as well as the number of personnel allowed in meeting areas. In addition, all travel has been restricted.

  • How is Holtec keeping its associates engaged about what to do during the pandemic?

    Key information about the COVID-19 virus and proper health and safety practices are being communicated to all associates via the IT network each hour. Associates are required to confirm that they have read the information.

  • How is Holtec keeping its customers informed during the pandemic?

    In addition to a letter to all customers, key Holtec associates continue to engage customers remotely using a variety of technology solutions.