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Regulatory General Awareness

Course Length:

4 Days

Course Code:



Basic Math Skills


49CFR172 Subpart H, NRC IE 79-19

Audience Profile:

Professionals involved in radioactive shipping support roles, including HP, RP Tech, Ops, and Handlers. Training is essential for new radioactive shippers as well as a good overview refresher.

Course Description:

The General Awareness course is a beginning and fundamental level course designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory landscape surrounding hazardous material transportation, with a specific focus on the Department of Transportation (DOT), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines. Participants will delve into the intricacies of compliance and safety protocols for shipping radioactive materials in the U.S.A., emphasizing key regulations outlined in 10, 40, and 49 CFR. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, participants will gain the skills needed to navigate the regulatory framework confidently.

Skills Gained:

• Demonstrate effective understanding and application of DOT, NRC & EPA regulations governing HazMat offeror pre-transportation functions for radioactive class 7 materials by highway.
• Identify and adhere to regulatory requirements for safe and secure transport of radioactive materials.
• Navigate complexities related to radioactive materials, waste, and compliance protocols.

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