[ RadSafe ] Harmony of IATA and DOT Rules and Regs
hotgreenchile at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 13:39:25 CST 2014
Last time I checked, the IAEA also had rules. The procedure is for staff to
present a draft to Safety Standards Committees. The edited version is sent
to Member States for review, and after inclusion of comments is reviewed /
approved by the Commission on Safety Standards (CSS) whose comments are
included prior to publication.
When I last used these, IATA and IAEA rules were identical, at least as far
as what I needed, and these were consistent with DOT.
But Doug has far more experience than me!
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On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 12:18 PM, Chris Alston <achris1999 at gmail.com> wrote:
> My understanding is that the regulatory Agents intend the DOT's Final
> Rule (Fed. Reg. Vol 79 No. 133 p 40590; July 11, 2014) to bring their
> rules into better agreement with IATA's. Does anyone (paging Sean or
> Roy) know how good the agreement will be? Specifically, will we be
> able to dispense with a copy of IATA's rules, and consult only the
> DOT's instructions, or will we still have to keep up with somewhat
> different rules for transport by air?
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