National Sealed Source Registry and Sealed Source Tracking System Annual reports

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's (CNSC) was the first nuclear regulator among G-7 countries to develop a national registry and to implement a Web-based tracking system, along with enhanced export and import controls for high-risk sealed sources.

These reports describe developments in the CNSC's National Sealed Source Registry (NSSR) and Sealed Source Tracking System (SSTS) since January 2006.

Current NSSR and SSTS annual report

  • National Sealed Source Registry and Sealed Source Tracking System 2016 Annual Report (HTML)(PDF)

2016 NSSR and SSTS annual report highlights:

  • Inspection results were strong; 94% of inspected licensees were found to be compliant.
  • The number of sources in the NSSR increased by 9%.
  • The number of transactions reported in the SSTS was 21% lower than the number reported in 2015, mostly due to a decrease in the quantity of sources imported into Canada.
  • There were 15 reported events involving lost, stolen and found sealed sources.

Previous NSSR and SSTS annual reports

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