Operations are developed according to the principles of continuous improvement. The management process aims at practical strategic and operative steering that ensures the realization of both short- and long-term goals as well as motivated and efficient operation of the organization. A strategy that is sensitive to the customers’ needs and changes in the company’s operating environment guides the preparation of visions, strategies, plans, and objectives of the business units and service operations. The procedures described within the activity-based management system guide the work of all TVO employees and partners working at Olkiluoto.
The system covers production operations at the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant, the maintenance and development of production capacity, the construction of additional production capacity, as well as related steering and resourcing operations. The system meets the requirements of international quality management, environmental and health and safety standards, and has been certified by DNV GL Business Assurance Finland Oy Ab. The general part of the activity-based management system also acts as the licensee’s quality management system approved by the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK). Implementation, effectiveness, and efficiency of the system are regularly monitored with internal audits and management reviews.
TVO’s activity-based management system meets the requirements of the following procedures and standards, among others:
- Quality management system ISO 9001:2015, STUK YVL A.3 Management system for a nuclear facility
- Environmental management system ISO 14001:2015, EMAS Regulation 1221/2009
- Energy efficiency system (ETJ+)
- Occupational health and safety management system OHSAS 18001:2007