Regulatory Action - CT Soil and Materials
Under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act and associated regulations, various levels of regulatory action can be taken by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to protect the health, safety and security of Canadians and the environment.
July 26, 2010
Update to regulatory action issued on June 10, 2010 to C.T. Soil & Materials Testing Inc.
On July 26, 2010, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) confirmed that C.T. Soil & Materials Testing Inc. has complied with all the terms and conditions of the order issued to this company on June 10, 2010. The corrective measures implemented by the company were reviewed and found to be satisfactory by CNSC staff. CT Soil & Materials Testing Inc. has since resumed normal operations.
Order to C. T. Soil & Materials Testing Inc.
On June 17, 2010, the CNSC announced that an order was issued on June 10, 2010, to C.T. Soil & Materials Testing Inc., of Windsor Ontario, a geotechnical engineering and geo-environmental assessment and construction materials testing company.
Theorder required the Company to cease the use of radiation devices licensed by the CNSC, and to immediately put the equipment into storage. The Company must demonstrate that adequate management control over work practices has been established, and that acceptable training has been provided to their staff, so that the licensed radiation devices can be used safely and in compliance with Regulatory requirements. The order was issued as a result of two inspections, conducted at a field location on June 10, and at the offices of the Company on June 11, 2010.
Read the order (PDF)