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Transportation of Radioactive Material

This comprehensive 1-day course provides students with the guidelines for shipping radioactive materials in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) guidelines.  This course covers all aspects of the shipping process including  general familiarization, identification, classification, packaging, marking, labeling and documentation. The curriculum covers the requirements for packages transported in accordance with International Air Transport Association requirements for shipments by air.  Additionally, this course provides practical sessions and case scenarios, and concludes with a Sub-part H exam that meets the requirements for a DOT shipper qualification up to Type A material.  The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Training Requirements and Definitions,
  • Classification,
  • Package Marking and Labeling,
  • Shipping Papers and Carriage Requirements, and
  • Radioactive Material Security Requirements, IATA, and Specific Requirements