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Transport of radioactive materials: UK incidents 2009

This report (HPA-CRCE-003) describes accidents and incidents involving transport of radioactive materials to, from, or within the UK in 2009.

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HPA-CRCE-003: radiological consequences resulting from accidents and incidents involving the transport of radioactive materials in the UK, 2009 review

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This report includes descriptions of 32 accidents and incidents involving the transport of radioactive materials from, to, or within the United Kingdom, which occurred in 2009. These were less than in 2008 but more than preceding years:

  • 39 in 2008
  • 26 in 2007
  • 29 in 2006
  • 16 in 2005

These events have been entered into the Radioactive material transport event database (RAMTED).