URENCO selects Cresent to develop a Safe System of Work

Cresent, the Control of Work, Risk Assessment, Isolation Management and Operational Process Safety specialists, announces they have been appointed by URENCO UK Limited on an initial 18 month project to provide on-site consultancy services to develop and deploy a Safe System of Work (SSOW) to improve existing procedures for Risk Assessment, Permit to Work and Isolations.

URENCO UK Limited, located in Capenhurst, near Chester in the north west of England, operates three plants producing enriched uranium to enable nuclear power stations around the world to generate electricity.  URENCO UK Limited is a market leader in uranium enrichment services, and is committed to operating to the highest standards, and looking for ways to continually improve in order to maintain a position as an industry leader in the nuclear fuel supply chain. Cresent were appointed to undertake the SSOW project particularly due to an excellent track record and extensive experience in developing safety and risk management solutions for the hazardous industries, which provided URENCO UK Limited with confidence in Cresent’s deep knowledge and ability to deliver.

“We are delighted to be able to support URENCO UK Limited in delivering this strategically important project. URENCO wants to position the Capenhurst site as an industry leader and benchmark in work control, with operational risk truly managed as low as reasonably practicable. Cresent consultants have years of operational experience, and they are equipped with a set of unique tools and protocols that allow them to identify gaps in client processes and to develop effective and efficient solutions. Cresent’s consultancy services, broad industry experience and proven track record of delivery will ensure that the Safe System of Work implemented at the URENCO site will be sustainable for the long term”

Owen Chappell, Cresent Technical Director

Cresent has over 30 years of experience working around the globe in the hazardous industries, operating in many cultures and languages, and providing consultancy-led services which lead to sharp, effective and tailored solutions to help clients achieve their goals.