Guidance and reports

SEPA guidance
Guidance on decommissioning of non-nuclear facilities
SEPA guidance on revoking authorisations and cancelling registrations granted under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993, Part 1: Principles and Expectations
Satisfying the optimisation requirement and the role of best practicable means
Guidance on the shipment of wastes which contain Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM)
Guidance on monitoring for heterogeneous Radium-226 sources resulting from historic luminising or waste disposal sites
Management of end-of-life smoke detectors
Joint guidance
Management of radioactive waste from decommissioning of nuclear sites: Guidance on Requirements for Release from Radioactive Substances Regulation (the GRR)
Non-technical summary of the GRR
Regulatory expectations for successful land quality management at nuclear licensed sites

Reports

Title
Inspection of RWM’s disposability assessment process for the management of HAW in Scotland
Review of the application of 'Best Practicable Means' within a regulatory framework for the management of radioactive wastes

Report repository

The following reports are available on request.

Title
Scotoil appeal - decision document from Scottish ministers
Scotoil appeal - report to Scottish ministers
Strategy for the assessment of the potential impact of Sellafield radioactive particles on Southwest Scotland
Tritium in Scottish landfill sites
Assessment of radioactive discharges to sewer by the non-nuclear industry in Scotland
Managing radioactive waste safely. Proposals for developing a policy for managing solid radioactive waste in the UK
Managing the nuclear legacy. A strategy for action
Dounreay Reports:
An evaluation of the sensitivity of the Groundhog Evolution Beach Monitoring System
Radiometric analysis of radioactive particles
Review of the procedures currently used for the monitoring of Sandside Bay
Simulation of human stomach and intestine leaching of Dounreay hot particles
Dounreay household dust report
Dounreay Particles Advisory Group 1st report
Dounreay Particles Advisory Group 2nd report
Dounreay Particles Advisory Group 3rd report
Dounreay Particles Advisory Group 4th report - full
Public health implications of fragments of irradiated fuel – module 2a
Health implications of Dounreay fuel fragments: estimates of doses and risks
Public health implications of fragments of irradiated fuel – module 2b
Public health implications of fragments of irradiated fuel – module 3
Public health implications of fragments of irradiated fuel – module 4
Health implications of fragments of irradiated fuel at the beach at Sandside Bay – module 6