Regulatory action – Englobe Corp.

Under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act and associated regulations, various levels of regulatory action can be taken by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to protect the health, safety and security of Canadians and the environment.


January 15, 2016

Update on regulatory action issued to Englobe Corp.

On January 15, 2015, the CNSC confirmed that Englobe Corp. had complied with all the terms and conditions of the order issued on December 8, 2015. The corrective measures implemented by the company were reviewed and found to be satisfactory by CNSC staff.


December 15, 2015

Order issued to Englobe Corp.

On December 8, 2015, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) issued an order to Englobe Corp., a company based in Laval, QC, that offers geotechnical, environmental, civil and materials engineering services. The company currently holds a CNSC licence that authorizes the possession, transfer, use and storage of portable nuclear gauges.

The order was issued following a CNSC inspection at a work site in Laval, QC. The inspection identified non-compliances related to the security of a portable nuclear gauge used at the work site. The inspection also identified that the worker operating the portable nuclear gauge was not adequately trained and did not follow company procedures to conduct the activities authorized under the licence.

The order requires the worker to immediately cease the use of portable nuclear gauges until the licensee can demonstrate, to the CNSC’s satisfaction, that the worker is adequately trained to use portable nuclear gauges.

The CNSC requires these measures to protect the health and safety of workers and the public, as well as the environment.