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.

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 can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1975 WA

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety (Transport of Radioactive Substances) Regulations 2002 WA

Administering agency

Radiological Council

Contact details

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

The Secretary

Radiological Council

Operating address: Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address: Locked Bag 2006
Nedlands
Western Australia 6009
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9382 0701
Email: radiation.health@health.wa.gov.au
Website: Radiological Council (Opens in new window)