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


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.