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

Description

You will be required to comply with this code if you intend 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

The Secretary

Radiological Council

Mailing address: 189 Royal Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Locked Bag 2006
Nedlands
Western Australia 6009
Phone: 08 9222 2000
Email: radiation.health@health.wa.gov.au
Website: Radiological Council (Opens in new window)