Office for Nuclear Regulation

Category: Prosecutions

Sellafield Ltd pleads guilty following electrical safety incident

December 18, 2020 - Case heard at Carlisle Magistrates’ Court


AWE pleads guilty to Health and Safety offence

December 7, 2020 - AWE fined £660,000 following June 2019 incident


Atomic Weapons Establishment to face prosecution

September 15, 2020 - ONR has notified AWE plc that it will be prosecuted


Fine issued to Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd

July 23, 2019 - Update – Site licensee ordered to pay £666,667 plus costs


Sellafield Ltd fined in case brought by ONR

April 2, 2019 - Sellafield Ltd fined £380,000 for safety breaches


Sellafield Ltd prosecution update

February 26, 2019 - Sentencing hearing scheduled


Companies fined for health and safety breaches

February 1, 2019 - Hearing at Taunton Crown Court


Prosecution of Sellafield Ltd

December 11, 2018 - Update – 11 December, 2018


EDF and Doosan Babcock plead guilty – update

October 10, 2018 - Update – 6 November 2018


AWE pleads guilty following electrical incident

September 18, 2018 - Case adjourned for sentencing