505 Safety Incidents Recorded At HM Naval Base Clyde In Past 12 years

Posted on November 20, 2018

n the letter he states: “These events may be near-misses, equipment failures, human error or procedural failings. They are raised, however minor they may appear, to encourage a comprehensive, robust reporting culture, undertake learning from experience and to take early corrective action.” There were two Category A incidents listed from 2006 and 2007. The letter states that Category A events have “actual or high potential for radioactive release to the environment of quantities in excess of IRR99 notification limits”. However, the minister said that in “neither event was any radiological contamination evident”. Figures show an increase in recorded incidents in recent years with 80 in 2016 and 73 last year. An MOD spokesperson said: “None of the events caused harm to the health of any member of staff on the Naval Base, or to any member of the public, and the safety significance has remained very low. The MOD, however, takes all such incidents, no matter how minor, extremely seriously and ensures they are investigated and appropriate measures put in place to prevent a recurrence.”

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