Regulatory action – Marsh Instrumentation 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.

2014

September 29, 2014

Update on order issued to Marsh Instrumentation Inc.

On September 29, 2014, the CNSC confirmed that Marsh Instrumentation Inc. complied with all the terms and conditions of the order issued to this company on September 11, 2014. The corrective measures implemented by this company were reviewed and found satisfactory by CNSC staff.

September 18, 2014

Order to Marsh Instrumentation Inc.

On September 18, 2014, the CNSC announced that it had issued an order to Marsh Instrumentation Inc., a company based in Burlington, Ontario, specialized in instrumentation servicing.

The order was issued on September 11, following an onsite inspection which revealed that Marsh Instrumentation was in possession of a radiation device without a CNSC licence.

The order requires Marsh Instrumentation Inc., to immediately place the radiation device in secure storage to prevent its unauthorized access, to arrange for the transfer of the device to a person authorized by the CNSC to possess such a device, and to provide the CNSC with documentary evidence of the transfer by September 22.

The CNSC implements these measures to protect the health and safety of workers, the Canadian public, and the environment.