Transportation of radioactive materials
The transport of radioactive material in South Australia is controlled by the Radiation Protection and Control (Transport of Radioactive Substances) Regulations 2003, under the Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982.
Carriers and consignors of radioactive substances must have a radiation protection plan, emergency plans and provide training to all persons involved with any aspect of transport operations.
The EPA has completed a review of arrangements for the transport of uranium oxide concentrate (UOC) in South Australia. Key findings are outlined in the Review of the transport of uranium oxide concentrate (UOC) in South Australia.