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Document ID (ISN)102179
CIS number 03-1040
ISBN(s) 0-11-042651-7
Year 2002
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 2002 No.2099
Title Health and Safety - The Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2002. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, 30p. Price: GBP 6.00.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract These Regulations implement in Great Britain the provisions of Council Directive 96/49/EC (CIS 98-408) and Commission Directive 2001/6/EC. Contents: interpretation; determinations (radioactive materials, the transport index, the criticality safety index); duties (of consignors, train operators, consignees, operators of wagons and containers, and of designers of packages and manufacturers of packagings); approvals and notifications; quality assurance and training; security measures and emergency arrangements; keeping of information; exemption certificates. Annexes. S.I. 1996/2000 on the same subject (CIS 97-380) is revoked.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radiation protection; packing, filling; rail transport; radioactive substances; transport of materials; labelling; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; emergency organization; quality control; law; replaced
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Rail transportation
Transport of materials