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AWE pleads guilty to health and safety offence

The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) has been fined £660,000 after pleading guilty to an offence under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974). Read More

Sellafield safety breach: ONR to prosecute Sellafield Ltd

Charge relates to an incident earlier this year where an employee sustained injuries while working on high voltage electrical equipment. Read More

Atomic Weapons Establishment to face prosecution

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has notified AWE plc that it will be prosecuted under Section 3 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974). Read More

Coronavirus: ONR obtains assurance that nuclear sites are adequately resourced to continue to operate safety

The ONR says it remains satisfied with industry’s response at this time and there has been no significant change to dutyholders’ safety and security resilience. Read More

Coronavirus: ONR position updated

In response to Government coronavirus advice, ONR staff continue to work at home while ensuring effective regulatory oversight is maintained. Read More

How do you manage fatigue in the workplace?

Whether it is caused by a medical condition, working hours, shift patterns or personal circumstances, fatigue is a health and safety risk that can often be overlooked, but must be controlled by employers. Read More

Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd facing prosecution

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has notified Devonport Royal Dockyard Ltd (DRDL) that it will commence legal proceedings against the company for offences under LOLERRegulation 8. Read More

Sellafield investigation: £380k fine after safety breach

Sellafield investigation by ONR has has been adjourned until the pre-trial review in November. The case relates to a worker who was exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation. Read More

EDF power station: Workers injured in nuclear power plant incident

A ‘steam release’ caused a blast of high temperature steam to escape, injuring three male employees. Read More

£1m fine – nuclear weapons factory safety breaches

An electrician suffered burns to his arm while carrying out routine testing at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Berkshire. Read More



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