“BNFL admitted to underestimating occupational radiation doses in company records, including those of men who had worked on the exposed top of the Sellafield plutonium piles. When these errors were discovered they did not follow the advice of their Head of Health and Safety and put a note in the records to that effect. They didn’t bother to reassess the historic doses which they knew to be wrong.”
Day 2. Opening statement by Mr.Rokison for BNFL. Examination of Dr. Hylton Smith. Scientific Secretary of the ICRP responsible for maintaining up to date knowledge on developments in the field of radiobiology and radiation protection.
Day 3. Dr. Hylton Smith Recalled. Examined and cross examined.
Day 4. Discussion
Day 5. Dr. Rex Strong, BNFL’s Head of Environmental and Personnel Protection at Sellafield . Examined and cross examined.
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