1-Day Seminar: DOT, NRC, & IATA Requirements for Shipping Radioactive Material

April 15, 2015

Shipping Radioactive Material


This special 1-day class is for people responsible for shipping radioactive materials for: Research, nuclear medicine, specific and broad scope licensees, portable gauges or sources, and decommissioning sites.

It will be held on Thursday, June 4, at Stanford University.

The class is designed to train employees in the requirements of the Department of Transportation as specified by 49 CFR 172 Subpart H, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 10 CFR 71.5.

All HAZMAT employees need to be aware of these regulations for shipping radioactive material!

The class also reviews rules for shipping radioactive materials by air in accordance with ICAO/IATA requirements.


Date: June 4, 2015

Time: 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Place: Stanford University | EHS Department | 480 Oak Road | Stanford, CA | 94305 | click here for a map

Cost: $395 per person

Included: 500-page manual, including pertinent regulations and other helpful information

Meals: Morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. Lunch may be purchased at nearby locations on campus.

Continuing Education: Certified Health Physicists (CHPs) may use this course to request up to 16 continuing education credits for re-certification.

Note: Course fees do not include room reservations, lunch, parking, or other travel expenses.


You may register online or by phone. Please register by May 5 to ensure availability of course materials.

  • Register online by clicking here
  • Register by phone by calling the Dade Moeller Training Academy at 800-871-7930

Please note that space is limited due to the room we have available at Stanford. Please register early to guarantee your spot.

Cancellation may occur in the case of low enrollment.


7:30  Arrival, Sign-in, Collect Training Materials

8:00  Introduction and Review of Training Materials

8:30  Applicability of DOT Regulations, DOT Training Regulations, Security Plans, General Awareness and Familiarization Video

9:45  Definitions, Special Form, Normal Form, Categories of Radioactive Material

11:00  NRC/State Regulations, General Requirements, Radiation Limits, Quality Control, Package Design, Type A Packages

12:00  Lunch

1:00  HAZMAT Table and Hazard Communication (Marking, Labeling, Shipping Papers, Emergency Response, Placarding)

2:15  Special Categories (Limited Quantities, Instrument and Articles, Empty Packages, Low Specific Activity, Surface Contaminated Objects)

3:30  Conveyance by Passenger Aircraft, Highway, Driver Training, Registration, Incident Reporting, Low-Level Radioactive Waste

4:30  Written Exam

5:00  Review of Exam, Adjourn


The following hotels are conveniently located. This information does not represent a recommendation by Dade Moeller. Please use your own discretion when using this information. We are not responsible or liable for any travel decisions that are made. Dade Moeller does not handle room reservations.


If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at 800-871-7930 or by sending us a message at AcademyRegistrar@moellerinc.com.

To download a PDF copy of the above information, click here: 2015 DOT Training at Stanford