Office for Nuclear Regulation

Hunterston A Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 Inspection

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

This was one of a series of planned inspections for the Hunterston A licensed site for 2019/20. The site is licensed to Magnox Limited.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

I undertook an inspection to confirm compliance with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) on the site.

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate


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

Compliance with the requirements of the IRR17 was judged overall to be adequate. Specifically I noted:

I nevertheless identified a number of minor areas for improvement:

Conclusion of Intervention

Compliance with the Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 was judged to be of an adequate standard with some opportunities identified for further improvement, which were discussed and agreed with the licensee.