Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) is Canada’s premier organization for the advancement of nuclear science and technology. Operating multiple laboratories, including nuclear reactors and decommissioning sites, CNL conducts research and development, design and engineering, and develops specialized technology for waste management and decommissioning. CNL operations are licensed by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).
Edgewater supports CNL at their White Shell Laboratories near Manitoba and their Chalk River Laboratories near Ontario Canada. Edgewater has provided the following expertise to CNL:
- Providing Senior Advisor to CNL’s Vice President of Environment and Waste Management (EWM) Division to drive process improvement and problem-solving to the EWM Division at Chalk River Laboratories.
- Supported and drove the implementation of the Radiological Protection Improvement Plan (RPIP). This plan raised the Radiological Protection program to industry standards and included programmatic improvements to aspects such as radiological work permits, training and qualification of personnel, contamination control practices, radiological monitoring and instrumentation, and overall program efficiencies.
- Provided Senior Advisor support to review and implement upgrades to CRL’s Conduct of Operations program. This included programmatic and procedural upgrades as well as real-time mentoring of hands-on operations.
- Provided Subject Matter Expertise to design and implement a new Integrated Work Control Program, based upon best practices from the U.S. Department of Energy Sites.