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Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Loading, stowage and unloading of radioactive material

29.—(1) The operator of a freight container, tank container, tank wagon or wagon which is being used for the carriage of radioactive material and any other person engaged in such carriage shall take such steps as it is reasonable for them respectively to take to ensure that nothing in the manner in which radioactive material is loaded, stowed or unloaded from the freight container, tank container, tank wagon or wagon concerned is liable to create a significant risk or significantly increase any existing risk to the health or safety of any person.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1), a person shall not cause or permit to be carried any package or overpack in any freight container or wagon unless any requirements specified in Schedule 12 have been complied with.

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