Office for Nuclear Regulation

Hinkley Point B, Transport – Inspection ID: 52708

Executive summary

Date(s) of inspection:

  • May 2023

Aim of inspection

To judge compliance against the transport requirements relevant to this duty holder. Also to discuss Schedule 2, parts 1 & 2 of CDG09; radiation emergencies.

Subject(s) of inspection

  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Contingency plans in accordance with IRR Reg 13 – Rating: Green
  • Transport (Non-nuclear) Emergency arrangements – Rating: Green
  • Transport (Nuclear) 10 Training and Competence – Rating: Green
  • Transport (Nuclear) 11 Emergency Planning and Testing – Rating: Not rated
  • Transport (Nuclear) 7 Safe Carriage of Packages – Rating: Green
  • Transport (Nuclear) 8 Management and Control of Transport Interfaces – Rating: Green

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

The inspection was to  judge compliance against the transport requirements (CDG2009/ADR) relevant to this duty holder. Also to discuss Schedule 2, CDG09, radiation emergencies. Hence thematic areas addressed were primarily those associated with the above legislation, rather than licence conditions.

The transport emergency plan required, where relevant, by schedule 2 of CDG was discussed; EDF was asked to consider whether they need to amend any plans for recovery of the consignments they send from site. To be followed up in a future discussion with EDF corporate.

Based on my findings, I consider Hinkley Point B are in compliance with their duties under ADR and CDG 2009.

Conclusion

I am satisfied that the station is adequately managing class 7 transport activities.