EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO TRANSPORTATION ACCIDENTS: AN OVERVIEW

Measures taken to ameliorate the consequences of accidents in transport of radioactive materials are examined: packaging, labeling, regulations, and emergency plans. The last measure is reviewed in more detail: development and implementation of emergency plans, rapid response by organizations, public relations, and revision of regulations vs improving emergency response.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From 5th Symposium on packaging and transportation of radioactive materials; Las Vegas, Nevada, May 1978. CONF-780506-32.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Allied-General Nuclear Services

    Barnwell, SC  United States 

    Department of Energy

    1000 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20585
  • Authors:
    • Darr, D G
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188640
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Energy Research Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: AGNS-1040-17
  • Contract Numbers: ET-78-C-09-1040
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 2003 12:00AM