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Radioactivity safeguards

31st July 1970, Page 22
31st July 1970
Page 22
Page 22, 31st July 1970 — Radioactivity safeguards
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

• The Transport Minister proposes to make two sets of regulations relating to the road transport of radioactive substances and the protection of drivers and other workers engaged in such transport. They have been drafted in conformity with the Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Materials (1967 edition) of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and will be entitled: (a) The Radioactive Substances (Carriage by Road) (Great Britain) Regulations 197-, and (b) The Radioactive Substances (Road Transport Workers) (Great Britain) Regulations 197-.

Copies may be obtained from the

Secretary, Ministry of Transport (Dangerous Goods Branch), St Christopher House, Southwark Street, London SE1, to whom objections should be sent in writing not later than September 30 1970.

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• Hauliers were pleased to learn on Wednesday that the dockers have accepted the Pearson report, so ending the national dock strike. "Some of our members were quite badly hit by the effects of the strike," an RHA spokesman told CM.

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