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UK nuclear regulator to prosecute EDF, Doosan over safety incident

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has notified EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd and Doosan Babcock of its intention to prosecute both companies over a conventional health and safety matter, the ONR said on Wednesday.

The charge relates to an incident in April at the Hinkley Point B nuclear plant owned by EDF <EDF.PA>, which resulted in injury to a Doosan Babcock employee.

There was no radiological risk to workers or the public, the ONR said, giving no further details as the case is now the subject of active court proceedings.

(Reporting by Susanna Twidale; Editing by Dale Hudson)

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