Office for Nuclear Regulation

Chapelcross - Control of waste themed inspection LC32, 33, 34 and 35; site meetings

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

This Licence Condition (LC) compliance Inspection was carried out as one of a series of planned inspections for the Chapelcross (CHX) decommissioning site during 2019/20.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

I carried out a themed inspection of CHX’s arrangements made under LCs 32, 33, 34, and 35 arrangements for management and control of radioactive waste and their implementation. In addition, I held on-site meetings that included a quarterly meeting with the CHX Safety Representatives, and CHX’s 2019 Contingency Exercise review 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 judged that CHX’s arrangements made under LCs 32, 33, 34 and 35 for the control of waste and their implementation were adequate.

Conclusion of Intervention

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