Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Hunterston B planned Intervention

Executive summary

Purpose of intervention

The purpose of this intervention was to undertake Licence Condition [LC] compliance inspections at EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd’s [NGL’s] Hunterston B power station, in line with the planned inspection programme contained in the Hunterston B Integrated Intervention Strategy [IIS] for 2015/16.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

This intervention included compliance inspections against the following Licence Conditions:

I also undertook routine interactions with the station independent nuclear assurance evaluators.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate

No system inspection was undertaken during this intervention

Key Findings, Inspector's Opinions and Reasons for Judgements Made

In relation to Licence Condition 6:

In relation to Licence Condition 14:

In relation to Licence Conditions 24 and 25:

The intervention was performed in line with ONR’s guidance requirements (as described in our technical inspection guides) in the areas inspected.

Conclusion of Intervention

There are no findings from this inspection that could significantly undermine nuclear safety.