National Sealed Source Registry and Sealed Source Tracking System Annual Reports
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's (CNSC) was the first nuclear regulator among G-8 countries to develop a national registry and to implement a Web-based tracking system, along with enhanced export and import controls for high-risk sealed sources.
These reports describe developments in the CNSC's National Sealed Source Registry (NSSR) and Sealed Source Tracking System (SSTS) since January 2006.
Current NSSR and SSTS Annual Report
2015 NSSR and SSTS Annual Report Highlights:
- Compliance inspection results were strong, with 91 % of inspected licensees found to be compliant
- There was a 17.4 % increase in the number of sealed sources in the SSTS when compared to 2014, mostly due to a large number of depleted sources being returned to manufacturers.
- There were 17 reported events involving lost, stolen and found sealed sources; in 9 of these events, the sealed sources were recovered
- There were no reported events involving Category 1 or 2 high-risk sealed sources
Previous NSSR and SSTS Annual Reports
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