Transport of Radioactive Materials by Air (Awareness)

Transport of Radioactive Materials by Air (Awareness)

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Transport of Radioactive Materials by Air (Awareness)

Course Description

Transport of radioactive material is governed by the ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations. This course provides participants with the knowledge required to satisfy the legal requirement for the transport of Radioactive by Air in compliance with the current regulations. It covers the information on typical packages used in the transport of radioactive material. It also lists information and examples about marking, labeling, documentation requirements, and packaging test methods for Radioactive Material packages.

The air cargo carriers need to ensure that that the shipper has completed the relevant training in this specialized area before the acceptance of these shipments.


  • Employees required to certify the shipments of radioactive materials
  • Freight Forwards
  • Shippers

Course Content

  • Overview of the Regulations for transport of dangerous good by air
  • General philosophy
  • Units of Measurement
  • Classification
  • Identification
  • Radiation level standards
  • Type of Packaging and packaging limits
  • Marking & Labelling of radioactive material
  • Documentation requirements
  • Loading, storage, and inspection procedures
  • Provision of Information
  • Dangerous goods occurrences reporting
  • Retention of records
  • Emergency procedures


2 days

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