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Document ID (ISN)59253
CIS number 92-2038
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevenciˇn
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tanarro Sanz A.
Title Safety in the transport of radioactive substances
Original title La seguridad en el transporte de sustancias radiactivas [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1992, No.119, p.20-28. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Safety conditions established for the transport of radioactive substances are summarised. International standards and recommendations developed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are discussed. Regulations concerning the different types of shipments of radioactive material, the classification of this material by categories and their identification are reviewed. Reference is made to relevant Spanish legislation, in particular to the Royal Decrees concerning road transport (1723/84, see CIS 89-377), rail transport (88/182), air transport (1749/84), and to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code of the IMO (see CIS 92-728).
Descriptors (primary) Spain; transport of materials; radioactive substances
Descriptors (secondary) IMCO; IAEA; rail transport; comment on law; sea transport; air transport; legislation; road transport
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials