JSC UEIP successfully audited by Vattenfall
The Novouralsk Enrichment Plant (JSC UEIP; part of ROSATOM State Nuclear Corporation’s fuel company TVEL) received a positive audit conclusion after the supplier audit performed by the foreign customer.
The supplier audit by Swedish company Vattenfall Nuclear Fuel AB (VNF) took place at JSC UEIP in October 2019, within the framework of a contract with TENEX, Joint-Stock Company. The aim of this audit was to verify the compliance of the Plant’s activity to the customers’ requirements, as well as to the international standards.
“During the audit, we examined the procedures related to production and storage of uranium products. We got a very good impression about the organization level of production workflows and the safety culture at the enterprise,” said the head of VNF’s audit team.
As the result of the audit, the foreign customer confirmed JSC UEIP’s compliance with the requirements of the international standards for quality management system (ISO 9001:2015), environmental management system (ISO 14001:2015) and radiation protection (ICRP 103), labour occupational health and safety (OHSAS 18001:2007), and CSR according the UN Global Compact principles.
JSC UEIP is the key enterprise of the industrial cluster in Novouralsk town, included into the separation-sublimation complex of ROSATOM’s fuel company TVEL. The Plant’s first product – enriched uranium – was produced on November 11, 1949, by diffusion method. Since 1962, JSC UEIP’s separation production has been using the gas centrifuge technology. Today, JSC UEIP comprises 48% of Russian uranium enrichment capacities. The management system of JSC UEIP meets the requirements of ISO 9001, 14001, 50001, OHSAS 18001 international standards.
Vattenfall Nuclear Fuel AB (VNF) handles the supply of nuclear fuel to Vattenfall AB’s nuclear power plants in Sweden. VNF’s fuel related engineering services cover the whole range from nuclear design, core design to transient analysis.
Press service of TENEX
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