Office for Nuclear Regulation

Berkeley compliance inspection including LC19, 20, 21 and 22

Executive summary

Purpose of Intervention

The purpose of this inspection was to confirm compliance with various Licence Conditions at the Berkeley licensed nuclear site during the Covid-19 pandemic and was undertaken as part of the 2020/21 intervention plan.

Interventions Carried Out by ONR

The inspection targeted return to work arrangements as a result of Covid-19.

I carried out planned inspections of the following:

Explanation of Judgement if Safety System Not Judged to be Adequate

Not applicable.

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

I examined the arrangements put in place by Magnox Ltd at Berkeley to establish whether they were compliant with the licence conditions.

I undertook plant walk-downs of designated radiological and non – radiological areas of the site to inspect the implementation of arrangements at the workplace and gathered information through documentation and speaking with site personnel.  No significant matters were identified.

I provided feedback to the site on the findings of the inspections at a close-out meeting with management representatives in attendance.

Conclusion of Intervention

In my opinion, the licensee is complying with the requirements of LC 19, 20, 21, 22 at Berkeley.