Regulatory action – BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.

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.

2017

October 4, 2017

Regulatory action issued to BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has issued a request for information, pursuant to subsection 12(2) of the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations, to BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. The request was issued following a beryllium occupational exposure limit exceedance at the licensee’s Peterborough facility. The licensee must take action as described in the request, determine the effects of the exceedance and provide details of any measures taken to minimize beryllium air concentrations in the affected areas of the facility.