Radioactive materials transport issues to be examined at UK conference

The Radioactive Materials Transport User Committee (RAMTUC, which is a UK industry body representing 14 companies with an interest in the transportation of radio-active materials) will hold its sixth one-day seminar on Wednesday 2 November 2016. A range of experts will talk on technical and operational matters. The seminar will focus on RAM transport training, transport legal issues associated with BREXIT and other influences, and a range of industry-led best-practice initiatives. Regulators from the Office of Nuclear Regulation will be present to give their perspectives on current and future legislation.

Speakers confirmed include Mark Geldard (Sellafield Ltd), David Edwards (Managing for Quality), Gerry Holden (GVH Projects), Iain Phimister (Radioactive Waste Management), Phil McNamara (EDF), Claire Harvey (Prospect Law Ltd), and John Simpson (Class 7 Ltd).

“This day is a must for anyone involved in the transportation of radioactive materials,” said Marc Flynn, Chairman of RAMTUC. “Whether you are a large, medium or small operator, it is essential that you keep up to date with requirements and practices. This seminar helps you to do that. Equally as important, it provides an insight to what the future might hold, allowing changes to be managed more effectively”

The seminar day is divided into four elements:

  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Knowledge
  • Regulation

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