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Requirements for shipment
Requirements for qualification, experience and age of drivers are described in the order No 3-336 of the Minister of transport and communication on 1 July 2002 on Education and Examination of Carriers of Dangerous Goods by Road.

Workers, which are involved in carriage of sources of ionizing radiation shall be adequately educated and trained in the field of radiation protection. Requirements for radiation protection education are described in the order No 171 of the Minister of Health on 19 April 1999 on Frequency and Procedure of Training and Assessment of Knowledge of the Workers Engaged in Activities with the Sources of Ionizing Radiation, and Radiation Protection Officers.

Carriers of sources of Category I, II, and III have to be trustworthy. To ensure implementation of this requirement, licensees shall address to Radiation Protection Centre to organize workers trustworthiness evaluation procedure. Procedure of evaluation of workers trustworthiness is described in the order No 66V of the Director of Radiation Protection Centre on 29 September 2011.

The carrier shall in particular:
– Ascertain that the dangerous goods to be carried are authorized for carriage in accordance with ADR;
– Ascertain that the prescribed documentation is on board the transport unit;
– Ascertain visually that the vehicles and loads have no obvious defects, leakages or cracks, missing equipment, etc.;
– Verify that the vehicles are not overloaded;
– Ascertain that the danger labels and markings prescribed for the vehicles have been affixed;
– Ascertain that the equipment prescribed in the written instructions for the driver is on board the vehicle.
Where appropriate, this shall be done on the basis of the transport documents and accompanying documents, by a visual inspection of the vehicle or the containers and, where appropriate, the load.
The carrier may rely on information and data made available to him by other participants.
If the carrier observes an infringement of the requirements of ADR, he shall not forward the consignment until the matter has been rectified.
If, during the journey, an violation which could jeopardize the safety of the operation is observed, the consignment shall be halted as soon as possible bearing in mind the requirements of traffic safety, of the safe immobilization of the consignment, and of public safety. The transport operation may only be continued once the consignment complies with applicable regulations.

Radiation protection programme

The carriage of radioactive material shall be subject to a Radiation protection programme which shall consist of systematic arrangements aimed at providing adequate consideration of radiation protection measures.
The nature and extent of the measures to be employed in the programme shall be related to the magnitude and likelihood of radiation exposures. Programme documents shall be available, on request, for inspection by the relevant competent authority.
Radiation protection programme shall include:
– requirements for age, experience, professional education, education and training in the field of radiation protection, health;
– radiation protection instruction for driver (carrier) and drivers attendant;
– procedures for individual monitoring and workplace monitoring;
– working procedures;
– emergency preparedness and response plan;
– Quality insurance programme. 
 Last update 30 April 2013

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