Safety & Environment

Cameco is committed to the safe, clean and reliable operation at all our facilities.

We continually strive to improve performance and processes to ensure the safety of our employees, local residents and the protection of the environment.

Our Ontario fuel services operations maintain all required programs, plans and procedures in the areas of:

  • conventional health and safety practices
  • radiation and environmental protection
  • emergency response and fire protection
  • waste management
  • employee training

Cameco's nuclear fuel products are vital to the larger global environmental movement to combat climate change. By providing the fuel for the generation of nuclear power, we contribute to the safe production of efficient, reliable and clean electricity.

(As of December 31, 2016)
About 14% of our workforce is dedicated to safety and environmental programs
One in 10 Canadian households are powered by Cameco uranium
More than 29,000 air, water, soil and vegetation samples are analyzed annually
More than 2.5 billion metric tonnes of CO2 emissions are prevented every year because of nuclear power plants

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