Brand new Book. This publication establishes the regulations that apply to the transport of radioactive material by all modes of transport on land, water or in the air, including transport that is incidental to the use of the radioactive material.
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The objective and scope of the regulations are described in detail as well as the range of their application. The publication provides requirements useful to governments, regulators, operators of nuclear facilities, carriers, users of radiation sources and cargo handling personnel. Contents: 1.
Introduction; 2. Definitions; 3. General provisions; 4. Activity limits and classification; 5. Requirements and controls for transport; 6. Requirements for radioactive materials and for packagings and packages; 7. Test procedures; 8.
Guide to the Safe Transportation of Radioactive Materials
Seller Inventory AAN Language: French. New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since Seller Inventory CE The transport of radioactive material is an essential activity worldwide. Both safety and security during transport are matters of national and international importance. The SSR-6 Regulations apply to the transport of radioactive material by all modes on land, water, or in the air, including transport that is incidental to the use of the radioactive material.
Transport comprises all operations and conditions associated with, and involved in, the movement of radioactive material; these include the design, manufacture, maintenance and repair of packaging, and the preparation, consigning, loading, carriage including in-transit storage, unloading and receipt at the final destination of loads of radioactive material and packages.
These requirements form an integral part of regulations worldwide, therefore SSR-6 and its associated guidance documents are a requisite source of guidance information for governments, regulators, and all individuals involved in the aforementioned activities of transport of radioactive material. SSR 6 as applicable to the type of radioactive material, package or shipment. Once a consignor has properly classified the radioactive material to be shipped following the recommendations provided in Section 2 and Fig. Item added to your basket View basket.
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Other resources. Act s name. Regulation s name. Administering agency. Radiological Council. Sign up for new issue notifications. Yes, the styles remain the same but improvements have occurred and should continue. There are now four Safety Standards Advisory Committees, one each for transport, waste, radiation and nuclear safety. An advisory Commission on Safety Standards has also been established as an overseeing commission. There are some major changes, with a new high integrity package Type C , radionuclide-specific exemption values and a new material category of low dispersible material LDM.
Transport of Radioactive Materials
In addition, there are revisions relating to criticality safety and to packages containing uranium hexafluoride. The regulations remain complex with extensive cross-referencing. Names and numbers are a useful means of identification but policy and content are the important matters. The explanatory and advisory material have been combined into one document ST-2 and transport emergency response information will be published as ST In the past a detailed schedule has been followed to ensure publication within a set period.
Various groups have contributed to the previous revision process and interactions and responsibilities between groups needed some clarification.