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Hinkley Point A - LC4, 5, 7, 18, 28 and Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 inspection

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

ONR undertook this intervention to examine Magnox Ltd’s compliance with a number of Licence Conditions (LCs) and other legislation at Hinkley Point A (HPtA) site.  This was a planned intervention as detailed in ONR’s intervention plans for the HPtA site, and in support of ONR’s Decommissioning Fuel and Waste sub-division strategy.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

The following compliance inspections were carried out.

The inspection comprised of an examination of a sample of the licensee’s arrangements, an examination of a sample of associated records, discussions with employees and contractors, the observation of a maintenance activity, and a plant walk-down of key radiological facilities.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate

N/A

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

Based upon the evidence sampled it is my judgement that Magnox Ltd is, at the HPtA site, complying with both the Licence Conditions inspected and the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017.  The key findings and rationale for my judgement is as follows:

Conclusion of Intervention

I provided their feedback to the licensee at the end of the inspection; this included advice and a small number of minor observations.