SDF Sub-Groups

 New - Young Nuclear Safety Professionals Forum page is now live, see link below

The Forum has a strong focus on improvement across the industry. It has in place a number of subject-specific sub-groups looking in detail at issues facing the industry.

  • Facilitate continuous improvement opportunities within the member organisations by sharing best practices in respect of operational safety standards and implementation arrangements
  • To formulate agreed industry policies and practices
  • Provide a forum for effective sharing of knowledge and experience

The following sub-groups have pages on this website - follow the link in the acronym to visit the sub-groups page:

Acronym Title Sponsor Contact (Sub-group Chair)
BPM BAT Group Best Available Techniques/Best Practicable Means Paul Rees Simon Turner
CEWG  Clearance & Exemptions Working Group Kevin Dodd Victoria Talbot, Secretary
CSWG  Conventional Safety Working Group Steve French John Ayre
EARWG  Environment Agency Requirements Working Group Andy Gordon Simon Hunter
HPF Human Performance Forum Paul Newman Paul Unsworth
IRPCG Industry Radiological Protection Co-ordination Group Nigel Lister Pete Thompson
IOWG Internal Oversight Working Group Euan Hutton Barrie Cran
NEAF Nuclear Emergency Arrangements Forum Grant Watkinson Chris Hall
NIFSCC Nuclear Industries Fire Safety Coordinating Committee Andy Gordon David Abbott
NNVF-VWG National Nuclear Ventilation Forum & Ventilation Working Group Pete Thompson John Keeton
OCWG Organisational Capability Working Group Adam Hearnden Elizabeth Atherton
OELG Operating Experience and Learning Group Grant Watkinson Martin Claxton
PRF Peer Review Forum Nigel Lister Karen Tracey
RAMTUC Radioactive Material Transport Users Committee Peter Lock Marc Flynn
SCF Safety Case Forum Paul Rees Sally Forbes and Stuart Bowers
(this group has joint Chairs)
SCQ Supply Chain Quality Working Group Adam Hearnden Ian Burns
Security UK Nuclear Industry (civil) Security Sub Group Mike Harrison tbc
SPISG Safety Performance Indicators sub-group Mike Harrison Ian Oliver
TCSC Transport Container Standardisation Committee Peter Lock John Harvey
WPC Working Party on Criticality (WPC) Dave Peacock Derek Putley
YNSPF Young Nuclear Safety Professionals Forum Grant Watkinson Charlotte Burman

A template is available for the SDF sub-group guides:  SDF sub-group Guide template Issue 2, Sept 2016 (0.3MB)