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The Council Directive on the control of High Activity Sealed Radioactive Sources and orphan sources (the HASS Directive) is designed to prevent exposure to radiation arising from the inadequate control of high activity sealed sources. It requires Member States to maintain a regulatory system that involves prior authorisation, control over transfers, and record keeping by holders and competent authorities. And so we require operators, via a permit condition, to make and maintain records and report those changes to us using this form when they:
apply for and receive a new permit
change the equipment in which a source is kept
intend to keep, use or store a source permitted for mobile use at another location for longer than three months
transfer the source to someone else
lose, have stolen or recover a source
need to correct information you have reported before
If your permit requires you to submit High Activity Sealed Sources (HASS) reports you can use this electronic report form.
Post your HASS report form to
International Waste Shipments
Richard Fairclough House
Warrington WA4 1HT
The government has changed its scheme for classifying information. This form was marked as 'restricted - regulatory' but should now be marked as 'official - sensitive'. Also, a minor numbering error at 8c has been corrected.