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Rosyth Royal Dockyard (RRDL), Rosyth, Control of Occupational Radiation Exposure (CORE) Compliance Inspection for Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999

Executive summary

Purpose of intervention

In accordance with ONR's planned inspections to examine Control of Occupational Radiation Exposure (CORE) across a number of licensed sites (under Regulation 8 of the Ionising Radiations Regulations, IRRs 1999), two ONR radiological protection specialist inspectors conducted an inspection of control of occupational radiation doses on the Rosyth Royal Dockyard Ltd (RRDL) site. To ensure consistency of approach to previous CORE inspections, the inspection was conducted using a standard questionnaire and follow-up question and answer sessions with the licensee.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

The intervention was conducted at the licensed nuclear site and consisted of:

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate

Not applicable.

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

RRDLs operations in radiation protection are consistent with several examples of relevant good practice in the following areas:

Conclusion of Intervention

The arrangements inspected were deemed overall to be adequate; no regulatory issues were raised.