Regulatory Action – The Graff Company ULC

Under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act (NSCA) 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.


February 5, 2018

Update on regulatory action issued to The Graff Company ULC

On February 5, 2018, the CNSC confirmed that The Graff Company ULC had complied with all the terms and conditions of the order issued on January 30, 2018. The corrective measures implemented by the company were reviewed and found to be satisfactory by CNSC staff.

January 30, 2018

Order issued to The Graff Company ULC

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has issued an order to The Graff Company ULC, a company based in Mississauga, Ontario. The company currently holds a CNSC licence authorizing the possession, transfer, use and storage of nuclear substances contained in industrial radiography exposure devices, for the purpose of materials testing.

The order was issued following a CNSC inspection at the licensee’s Mississauga facility. The inspection identified non-compliances with management oversight of the radiation protection program. Additionally, non-compliances with regard to prescribed records and adherence to operating procedures by workers were identified.

The order requires the licensee to cease all use and/or transport of radiation devices until it can demonstrate, to the CNSC’s satisfaction, that there are effective management controls over the radiation protection program and that all non-compliances identified in the inspection report have been corrected.

The CNSC requires these measures to protect the health and safety of workers, the public and the environment.

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