Quality Assurance & Certificates

CPUS Limited has implemented a QA Program designed to meet all Power Industry Standards (program based on ISO 9001-2008, CSA N285-0, ASME Sec lll NCA4000, ASME NQA-1 and ISO 14000). We are on all Canadian CANDU Utility Approved Supplier Lists (OPG, Bruce Power, Hydro Quebec, and NB Power) including establishing a long term Supplier Agreement with Bruce Power for the supply of engineering services. Additionally, we are also on the Approved Supplier List of AREVA Framatome, Comstock Canada, SNC-Lavalin Nuclear, KHNP and KEPCO, Autoridad Regulatoria Nuclear (Argentinian Regulator) and many other companies.

Our QA Program complies with the applicable elements of the following National and International Standards:

  • ISO 9001:2008, Quality Management Systems - Requirements
  • CSA-N285.0-08, General Requirements for Pressure - Retaining Systems and Components in CANDU Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.0-92 (R1998), Overall Quality Assurance Program Requirements for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286-05 Management System Requirements for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.1-00, Procurement Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.2-00, Design Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.3-99, Construction Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.4-M86 (R2000), Commissioning Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.5-95 (R2000), Operations Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.6-98, Decommissioning Quality Assurance for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-N286.7-99, Quality Assurance of Analytical, Scientific, and Design Computer Programs for Nuclear Power Plants
  • CSA-CAN3-Z299.1-85 (R1997), Quality Assurance Program - Category 1
  • ASME NQA -1, Quality Assurance Requirements for Nuclear Facility Applications
  • 10CFR50 Appendix B, Quality Assurance Criteria for Nuclear Power Plants and Fuel Reprocessing Plants
  • ISO 14001:1996 (R2001), Environmental Management Systems - Specifications with Guidance for Use

CPUS Limited is the proud recipient of the following Certificates:

  • QA Program successfully audited by TSSA per CSA N285-0, ASME Section lll, NCA4000, ASME NQA [1]
  • Certificate of Authorization with PEO (Ont.) and APEGNB (NB)
  • QA Program successfully audited by QMI SAI-GLOBAL and per ISO 9001:2008
  • QA Program successfully audited by OPG per CSA Z299.1 and CSA N286.2
  • QA Program successfully audited by CANPAC per CSA N286.1, CSA N286.2, CSA N286.7 and CSA Z299.2 (audit results available to COG members)
  • QA Program successfully audited by Non Utility Clients
  • QA Program successfully audited by Framatome ANP per CSA N286.2 and Z299.1