ASN Guide No. 31

Published on 24/04/2017

For professionals

The purpose of this guide is to define the procedures for notifying ASN of events relating to the transport of radioactive substances on the terrestrial public highway (road, rail and inland waterways), by sea or by air, with actual or potential consequences for the protection of the interests mentioned in Article L. 593- 1 of the Environment Code (in other words, public health and safety or the protection of nature and the environment).

This guide supersedes the part of the modified ASN Guide of 21 October 2005 on the transport of radioactive substances on the public highway, with regard to the conditions of notification and the codification of criteria related to significant safety, radiation protection or environmental events applicable to basic nuclear installations and to radioactive material transport operations.

Date of last update : 08/02/2018