Radioactive material transport

Vol. 27-1

March 1985

Nearly a hundred years ago in 1893 - when railroads still monopolized land transport, the first set of international rules governing shipments of hazardous materials were issued to cover their movement by rail. Since then, more than a dozen international bodies, and scores of national regulatory agencies, have published regulations directed at the carriage of dangerous goods by road, sea, air, as well as rail.

Perceptions, perspectives, proportions

Transporting spent fuel - considerations for safety. From the United States, a review of why the past promotes high standards for the future

Update of French experience shipping irradiated fuel

Towards greater regulatory harmony. Clarifying the roles of international organizations and Member States

Physically protecting nuclear materials in transport. The legal framework for security

Worker exposures: How much in the UK. An NRPB study assesses radiological safety ; Transport workers

Case history: The sinking of the Mont-Louis and nuclear safety

Modern tools of the trade. Increasingly, industrial radiation processes are at work behind-the-scenes

Economic performance of nuclear plants: How competitive. A review of IAEA and other studies indicates a strong position

Nuclear medicine in developing nations

Radiopharmacy: New techniques spur growth ; The IAEA Conference on Radiopharmaceuticals and Labelled Compounds in 1984

Better plant performance through better management

Fine-tuning radiation processing. Dosimetry for quality control Description:

Top safety issues, NUSS reviewed Description:

Reassessing the nuclear liability regime

Nuclear power: WHO examines health risks

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