Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code to transport radioactive materials in Western Australia or undertake activities relating to the storing, packing and stowing of radioactive materials for transport in Western Australia.

The code adopts the International Atomic Energy Agency Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material 2005 Edition (No. TS-R-1). It is intended to establish uniform requirements for the transport of radioactive material in Australia.

Former editions of the Transport Code (2008 Edition or 2001 Edition) may still be current in some jurisdictions.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1975 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety (Transport of Radioactive Substances) Regulations 2002 Western Australia

Administering agency

Radiological Council

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