Office for Nuclear Regulation

TRAC OIL GAS LIMITED (Site) – Inspection ID: 51852

Executive summary

Date(s) of inspection:

  • March 2023

Aim of inspection

The purpose of the inspection was to review compliance of the dutyholder’s arrangements for class 7 radioactive material for road transport, covering consignor duties.

Subject(s) of inspection

  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Appropriate management system – rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Contingency plans in accordance with IRR Reg 13 – rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor subsection 1.8.3 ADR – rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Emergency arrangements – rating: Amber
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Local rules Reg 18 IRR17 – rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Radiation Protection Adviser Reg 14 IRR17 – rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Radiation Risk Assessment Reg 8 of IRR 17 – rating: Amber
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Training – rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Transport documentation – rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Vehicle Requirements Part 8 – rating: Green

Key findings, inspector’s opinions and reasons for judgement made

The inspector identified a number of examples of the dutyholder meeting relevant good practice in reducing risk to levels that are ALARP, including Local Rules, Radiation Awareness Training, Security and Transport Documentation.


The inspector identified three non-compliances and discussed these during the inspection, relating to Radiation Risk Assessments, Emergency/Contingency plans and Management Arrangements.

These non-compliances should be rectified by the dutyholder by the 24th April 2023.