ONR Guidance in relation to the civil transport of radioactive material by road and rail (IRR17 risk assessment)

  • ONR Guidance in relation to the civil transport of radioactive material by road and rail (IRR17 risk assessment)

    Published: Apr 03, 2020

    Source: ONR - Transport

    A recently reviewed (2020) guide from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) in respect of civil transport of radioactive materials by road – with specific reference to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17), regulation 8 (risk assessment).

    With respect to transport, the risk assessment should cover requirements for preparation of a package, in-transit storage, loading, and unloading until receipt at destination as well as carriage

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