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Transport of radioactive materials: UK incidents 2004

This report (HPA-RPD-007) describes accidents and incidents involving transport of radioactive materials to, from, or within the UK in 2004.

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HPA-RPD-007: radiological consequences resulting from accidents and incidents involving the transport of radioactive materials in the UK - 2004 review

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There were 20 accidents and incidents, involving the transport of radioactive materials from, to, or within the UK and this report includes descriptions of each event. None of these events involved significant radiological consequences. The events in 2004 can be compared with the preceding years:

  • 11 in 2003
  • 28 in 2002
  • 36 in 2001

These events have been entered into the Radioactive Material Transport Event Database (RAMTED).