If you are going to take something apart, it helps to know how it was put together in the first place. And, when you are talking about a site as complex as Sellafield, you really need to know where to find the right information when you need it. However, on a site covering six square kilometres, containing hundreds of facilities and with a history stretching back more than half a century, keeping track of the records is a massive logistical challenge in itself. Since 2005, global records management firm Iron Mountain has been responsible for keeping Sellafield’s mass of files safe, as well as digitising them and developing processes for Sellafield Ltd to access the information it needs from day to day.
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