Office for Nuclear Regulation

Monthly archives: November 2023

ONR reviews criticality safety across UK licensees

November 28, 2023

Inspections found compliance with the required legal standards

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ONR welcomes ARPANSA on visit to the UK

November 27, 2023

ARPANSA visits the UK to hear more about how ONR regulates

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Sellafield – Inspection ID: 52120

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: September 2023 Aim of inspection In accordance with the Office for Nuclear Regulation’s (ONR’s) Sellafield Strategy, each year ONR performs a series of planned inspections to seek assurance of compliance against selected licence conditions, targeted at those facilities with significant importance to nuclear safety. One such inspection was undertaken  at   Special […]

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Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited (RRSL) – Inspection ID: 52442

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: September 2023 Aim of inspection This was a planned inspection to form a judgement on the adequacy of implementation of RRSL’s revised Contact Shop safety case, ensuring it reduces risks ALARP, specifically with respect to criticality safety.  Relevant Licence Conditions were: 10 – Training 12 – Duly authorised and other […]

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Berkeley – Inspection ID: 52679

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: October 2023 Aim of inspection The intention of this ONR inspection was to conduct a Licence Condition (LC) 28 asset management inspection at the Magnox Ltd Berkeley site. The aim of the inspection was to establish if Magnox Ltd Berkeley arrangements are adequately implemented to detect the onset of equipment […]

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Dounreay – Inspection ID: 52847

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: September 2023 Aim of inspection The purpose of this inspection is to gain assurance that the arrangements at Dounreay are compliant with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17).The purpose of this inspection is to gain assurance that the arrangements at Dounreay are compliant with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17). […]

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Atomic Weapons Establishment Aldermaston – Inspection ID: 52836

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: August 2023 Aim of inspection This intervention will be undertaken alongside The Environment Agency. The purpose of this inspection is to form a view on the adequacy of AWE ventilation management arrangements.  We will also seek the demonstrable achievement of a sampled set of safety and environmental related claims identified […]

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Dounreay – Inspection ID: 52849

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: September 2023 Aim of inspection The aim of this intervention is to observe and assess the annual Level 1 Site Safety Demonstration Exercise against the requirements of LC11(5). Dounreay is required to demonstrate the adequacy of their emergency arrangements against the requirements of LC11 and the regulatory expectations provided within […]

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Hunterston B – Inspection ID: 52503

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: June 2023 Aim of inspection ONR nuclear safeguards inspectors visited the Hunterston B site on 22 June 2023 for the purpose of conducting an inspection across the Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Safeguards Purposes. The focus for of this inspection was nuclear material accountancy and control through end of generation defuelling […]

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Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Transport – Inspection ID: 52825

November 27, 2023

Executive summary Date(s) of inspection: September 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 and/or rail transport. Subject(s) of inspection Transport (Non-nuclear) Appropriate management system – Rating: Green Transport (Non-nuclear) Contingency plans in accordance with IRR Reg 13 – […]

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