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Regulatory action – JR's Salvage and Son Ltd.

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.

Order issued to JR’s Salvage and Son Ltd.

August 18, 2022

The CNSC has issued an order to JR’s Salvage and Son Ltd., a company based in Sussex, New Brunswick. The company currently holds a licence authorizing the possession, transfer, use and storage of X-ray fluorescence analyzers for the purpose of determining the elemental composition of materials.

The order was issued since the licensee failed to submit a renewal application for the licence that expires on August 31st, 2022.

The order requires the licensee to transfer all radiation devices in their possession to a licensee authorized by the CNSC to possess such devices and provide proof of the transfer via e-mail by no later than August 31, 2022.

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

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