Regulations Relevant to the Transport of Radioactive Materials in Switzerland
Author: Smith, L.
Source: International Journal of Radioactive Materials Transport, Volume 7, Number 4, 1996 , pp. 299-303(5)
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Abstract:As is the case in many countries, the transport of radioactive materials in Switzerland is primarily regulated by the national regulations for the transport of dangerous goods. Currently these regulations, in the case of radioactive material, incorporate the 1985 IAEA Safety Series 6 Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (As amended 1990). However, as is also the case in some other countries, consignors, shippers and carriers of radioactive materials must also comply with additional laws when shipping radioactive materials. The most important of these other laws and their accompanying regulations are those concerned with radiation protection (import, export and carriers licences) and nuclear power (import, export, inland transport and transit licences). This paper sets out to describe the collective requirements resulting from all three of these sets of regulations.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1996-01-01
- In 2004, International Journal of Radioactive Materials Transport changed its name to Packaging, Transport, Storage and Security of Radioactive Material. View issues of Packaging, Transport, Storage and Security of Radioactive Material.
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