This good practice guide is designed to offer practical advice based on industry experience for those companies who may be concerned about the implementation of a Radiation Protection Programme (RPP) on their business.
This guide is intended to provide some methods for loading drums inside ISO containers for shipment by rail, road and sea. Loading of uranium concentrate must conform to the regulations of the agency of authority of the countries within which the shipment moves.
This guide provides information on suggested ways industry may review their security requirements. It should be considered in supporting the IAEA INFCIRC 225 Implementation Guide based on industry experience.
From 1st January 2017, samples of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) in excepted packages transported under the UN number UN 3507 are classified in Class 6.1, with subsidiary risks of Class 8 and Class 7.
The scope of this good practice guide is to facilitate the understanding of the regulations associated with the transport of UF6 under this new UN number and to harmonise the implementation of the new rules.