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CNSC publishes regulatory document that addresses requirements for the medical, physical and psychological fitness of a nuclear security officer

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

REGDOC-2.2.4, Volume, III sets out the expectations of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission concerning minimum requirements for nuclear security officer (NSO) medical, physical, and psychological certificates. It applies to all persons the licensee is considering authorizing or has authorized to act as an NSO at a high-security site as defined in the Nuclear Security Regulations.


CNSC releases an update to its scientific glossary of terms and definitions

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

This document provides a list of terms and definitions used in the Nuclear Safety and Control Act and the regulations made under it, and CNSC regulatory documents and other publications, such as annual reports and guidance documents.


CNSC renews Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

Following a two-part public hearing held on April 4, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario and from June 25 to 29, 2018 in Pickering, Ontario, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) today announced its decision to renew Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS) located in Pickering, Ontario. The licence will be valid from September 1, 2018 until August 31, 2028.


CNSC invites the public to comment on draft licence application guide for small modular reactor facilities

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

REGDOC-1.1.5, Licence Application Guide: Small Modular Reactor Facilities, is intended to be used in conjunction with consultations with CNSC staff, as well as within the context of other licence application guides. Licence applications for small modular reactors (SMRs) have to address both design and safety and control measures to support the safety case; REGDOC-1.1.5 will assist proponents in developing risk-informed proposals that take CNSC expectations into account.


CNSC invites the public to comment on new regulatory document on reporting requirements

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

REGDOC-3.1.3, Reporting Requirements for Class II Nuclear Facilities and Users of Prescribed Equipment, Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices, sets out requirements and guidance for reports and notifications that licensees of Class II nuclear facilities and users of prescribed equipment, nuclear substances and radiation devices must submit to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.


CNSC publishes requirements and guidance for site evaluation and site preparation for new reactor facilities

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

Following a period of public consultation from August 17 to December 29, 2016, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has published REGDOC-1.1.1, Site Evaluation and Site Preparation for New Reactor Facilities. This new regulatory document sets out requirements and guidance for site evaluation and site preparation for new reactor facilities. It also includes a licence application guide to prepare a site for new reactor facilities.


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