Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Dounreay - Site inspection visit

Executive summary

Purpose of intervention

I undertook a system based inspection of emergency equipment at both site and facility level and other work in accordance with the DSRL inspection plan for 2014/5, with the intention of providing evidence that DSRL is controlling its hazards properly and is compliant with its statutory obligations.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

I carried out interventions at PFR, DFR, Shaft and Silo and at site level to establish the adequacy of the system 'Emergency Arrangements Equipment' under the requirements of Licence Conditions 23, 24 and 28.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate


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

My inspection provided me with evidence that DSRL is managing its emergency arrangements equipment at both facility and site level to an adequate standard.

Conclusion of Intervention

The intervention did not identify any matter affecting nuclear safety that required immediate regulatory action.