Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Dungeness A Level 1 Emergency Demonstration Exercise

Executive summary

Purpose of intervention

This report covers an inspection of Magnox Ltd’s Dungeness A licensed site, undertaken as part of a programme of planned interventions as outlined in the IIS plan for 2014/15.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

During this intervention, an assessment was made of the adequacy of a demonstration of Magnox Limited, Dungeness A, Emergency Arrangements as required by LC11.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate

Not applicable

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

ONR observed a demonstration of the licensee’s emergency arrangements and found a number of areas of good practice including:

ONR also identified some areas that the licensee could further develop. These included:

The ONR inspectors have concluded that this exercise represented an adequate demonstration of the licensee’s emergency arrangements.

Conclusion of Intervention

The licensee is maintaining a full capability for its current emergency arrangements and therefore nuclear safety is being maintained.