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Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material, 2005 Edition

Safety Requirements

English STI/PUB/1225 92-0-103005-3
153 7 32.00 2005

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The purpose of these regulations is to establish standards of safety that provide an acceptable level of control of the radiation hazards to persons, property and the environment that are associated with the transport of radioactive material. These regulations apply to the transport of radioactive material by all modes of transport, including transport that is incidental to the use of the radioactive material. Transport is deemed to comprise all operations and conditions associated with and involved in the movement of radioactive material; these include the design, fabrication and maintenance of packaging, and the preparation, consigning, handling, carriage, storage in transit and receipt at the final destination of packages. Transport includes normal and accident conditions encountered in carriage and in storage during transit.

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