Office for Nuclear Regulation

Compliance inspections, HAW review and SSG meeting

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

This inspection was one of a series of planned inspections for 2018/19 in support of the DFW sub-division strategic objective to confirm that Magnox Ltd are compliant with their legal obligations, and make improvements to safety when it is reasonably practicable to do so.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

I carried out LC11 (Emergency Arrangements) and LC24 (Operating Instructions), LC26 (Control & Supervision) and LC28 (EIM&T) compliance inspections. Meetings on site included an Action/Issue review, a joint High Active Waste (HAW) review with SEPA, and a meeting with Site Safety Representatives. I also attended the Chapelcross Site Stakeholder Group (SSG) meeting.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate


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

From the documentation examined and the areas inspected I found that the LC 11 arrangements and their implementation at the Chapelcross site were adequate.

I also inspected compliance with the requirements of LC24, 26, and 28 and from the information gathered and the areas inspected I judged that the arrangements and their implementation on site were adequate.

Conclusion of Intervention

No matters of regulatory concerns were identified as a result of this inspection.