Scottish compliance continues to improve

6th September 2013


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New figures from Sepa on its compliance assessment scheme (CAS) reveal a further improvement in licence compliance levels

The percentage of operators achieving a rating of excellent, good or broadly compliant rose to 89% in 2012 – up from 87% the previous year.

Of the 3,839 licensed activities assessed in 2012, 2,855 (74%) were rated excellent, 526 (14%) good and 40 (1%) as broadly compliant.

The remaining operators were classed as at risk (151 or 4%), poor (220 or 6%) or very poor (47 or 1%).

CAS details how well permitted operators in Scotland have met their licence conditions.

Last year was the first time sites licensed under the Radioactive Substances Act were included in the CAS figures, resulting in Sepa carrying out a larger number of assessments than in 2011.


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