10 CFR Appendix D to Part 73, Physical Protection of Irradiated Reactor Fuel in Transit, Training Program Subject Schedule

Appendix D to Part 73 - Physical Protection of Irradiated Reactor Fuel in Transit, Training Program Subject Schedule

Pursuant to the provision of § 73.37 of 10 CFR part 73, each licensee who transports or delivers to a carrier for transport irradiated reactor fuel is required to assure that individuals used as shipment escorts have completed a training program. The subjects that are to be included in this training program are as follows:

Security Enroute
- Route planning and selection
- Vehicle operation
- Procedures at stops
- Detours and use of alternate routes
- Equipment operation
- Status reporting
- Contacts with law enforcement units
- Communications discipline
- Procedures for reporting incidents
Radiological Considerations
- Description of the radioactive cargo
- Function and characteristics of the shipping casks
- Radiation hazards
- Federal, State and local ordinances relative to the shipment of radioactive materials
- Responsible agencies
Response to Contingencies
- Accidents
- Severe weather conditions
- Vehicle breakdown
- Communications problems
- Radioactive “spills”
- Use of special equipment (flares, emergency lighting, etc.)
Response to Threats
- Reporting
- Calling for assistance
- Use of immobilization features
- Hostage situations
- Avoiding suspicious situations

The licensee is also required to assure that armed individuals serving as shipment escorts, other than members of local law enforcement agencies, have completed a weapons training and qualifications program equivalent to that required of guards, as described in III and IV of appendix B of this part, to assure that each such individual is fully qualified to use weapons assigned him.

[ 44 FR 34468, June 15, 1979, as amended at 45 FR 34710, June 3, 1980]

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Title 10 published on 2015-12-04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 73 after this date.

  • 2017-03-15; vol. 82 # 49 - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    1. 82 FR 13778 - Regulatory Improvements for Power Reactors Transitioning to Decommissioning
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      Draft regulatory basis; request for comment.
      Submit comments by June 13, 2017. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is only able to ensure consideration of comments received on or before this date.
      10 CFR Parts 26, 50, 52, 73, and 140