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PDFWAC 246-231-030

Transportation of licensed material.

(1) Each licensee who transports licensed material outside the site of usage, as specified in the license issued by the department, NRC or an agreement state, or where transport is on public highways, or who delivers licensed material to a carrier for transport, shall comply with the applicable requirements of the DOT regulations in 49 C.F.R. 107, 171 through 180, and 390 through 397, appropriate to the mode of transport.
(a) The licensee shall particularly note DOT regulations in the following areas:
(i) Packaging—49 C.F.R. 173: Subparts A, B, and I.
(ii) Marking and labeling—49 C.F.R. 172: Subpart D, 172.400 through 172.407; and Subpart E, 172.436 through 172.441.
(iii) Placarding—49 C.F.R. 172: Subpart F, especially 172.500 through 172.519 and 172.556, and appendices B and C.
(iv) Accident reporting—49 C.F.R. 171.15 and 171.16.
(v) Shipping papers and emergency information—49 C.F.R. 172: Subparts C and G.
(vi) Hazardous material employee training—49 C.F.R. 172: Subpart H.
(vii) Security plans—49 C.F.R. 172: Subpart I.
(viii) Hazardous material shipper/carrier registration—49 C.F.R. 107: Subpart G.
(b) The licensee shall also note DOT regulations pertaining to the following modes of transportation:
(i) Rail—49 C.F.R. 174: Subparts A through D and K.
(ii) Air—49 C.F.R. 175.
(iii) Vessel—49 C.F.R. 176: Subparts A through F and M.
(iv) Public Highway—49 C.F.R. 177 and 390 through 397.
(2) If DOT regulations are not applicable to a shipment of licensed material, the licensee shall conform to the standards and requirements of the DOT specified in subsection (1) of this section to the same extent as if the shipment or transportation were subject to DOT regulations. A request for modification, waiver, or exemption from those requirements, and any notification referred to in those requirements, must be filed with, or made to, the Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, NRC, Washington, D.C. 20555-0001.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 14-09-017, § 246-231-030, filed 4/7/14, effective 5/8/14; WSR 08-09-093, § 246-231-030, filed 4/18/08, effective 5/19/08; WSR 99-15-105, § 246-231-030, filed 7/21/99, effective 8/21/99.]
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