Office for Nuclear Regulation

Chapelcross - LC13, 17, 32, 36 compliance inspections; site meetings

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

This inspection at Chapelcross was one of a series of planned for the site during 2018/19 in support of the ONR Decommissioning, Fuel & Waste sub-division strategy.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

Inspections were undertaken of the arrangements made under: Licence Condition (LC) 13 (Nuclear Safety Committee), LC17 (Management Systems), LC32 (Accumulation of radioactive waste) and LC36 (Organisational Capability).  I held meetings to review actions/issue review and with Site’s Safety Representatives.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate

 N/A.

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

From the documentation examined and the areas inspected I judged that the Site’s arrangements made under LC 13, LC 17, 32 and LC36 and their implementation were adequate.

Conclusion of Intervention

No additional regulatory concerns were identified as a result of this inspection and future engagement will continue as detailed in the 2019/20 inspection plan.