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Rosyth Royal Dockyard, Inspection of LC28 and LC36

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

This inspection of Rosyth Royal Dockyard Ltd's (RRDL) licensed site was undertaken as part of planned interventions in accordance with the IIS Strategy and Plan for 2017/18.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

This intervention consisted of an inspection of the licensee's compliance with Licence Condition 28 (Examination, inspection, maintenance and testing) and Licence Condition 36 (Organisational capability). Inspections were undertaken in accordance with the ONR Technical Inspection Guides and involved examination of relevant licensee documentation, targeted discussions with relevant members of licensee staff and inspection of equipment in the Active Waste Accumulation Facility.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate

N/A

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

The compliance arrangements for LC28 were found to be adequate on inspection and complied with the relevant ONR guidance. On this basis the inspection was judged to be rated as green. Minor observations were made with regard to the timely review of the LC28 compliance statement, the appending of scanned documentation to the electronic records management system and the clarification of record retention policy.

The compliance arrangements for LC36 were found to be adequate on inspection and complied with the relevant ONR guidance. On this basis the inspection was judged to be rated as green. A level 4 issue has been raised regarding the production of a plan for the required future organisational capability for Stage 2 of SDP.

Conclusion of Intervention

On the basis of information provided and evidence obtained during this intervention ONR Inspectors concluded that the licensee has made and implemented adequate arrangements under Licence Condition 28 (Examination, inspection, maintenance and testing) and LC36 (Organisational capability).