Defense Ammunition Center at Fort Carson - HazMat Transportation
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AMMO 86 –

TRANSPORTATION OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS – CLASS SCHEDULES (VTT / VTC)

Ammo-86
Transportation of Radioactive Materials

Description: This workshop is designed to provide specialized technical information to all DOD military personnel, civilian government employees and authorized government contract personnel whose duties require the transportation certification of Class 7 radioactive material.

This course is designed to supplement the Technical Transportation of Hazardous Materials course (Ammo-62). Participants are provided comprehensive technical information in the identification, classification and communication requirements specific to the transportation of Class 7 radioactive materials.

Length: 8 Hours

Audience: This workshop is designed to provide specialized technical information to all DOD military personnel, civilian government employees and authorized government contract personnel whose duties require the transportation certification of Class 7 radioactive material.

Requirements: Workshop attendees should have a thorough understanding of basic hazardous materials transportation processes. Attendees’ duties should require the certification and shipment of radioactive materials. Additionally, participants are required to have access to Video Tele-training (VTT) or Video Tele-conferencing (VTC) equipment to register for the workshop.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Technical Transportation of Hazardous Materials course (AMMO-62). Transportation of Hazardous Materials courses provided by an approved Defense Transportation Regulation, DOD 4500.9-R, Chapter 204 school is acceptable. Security Course Topics:
    1. Applicable regulations
    2. Process Steps
    3. Radiation measurement
    4. Form of radioactive material
    5. Determine A1/A2 values
    6. Class 7 packaging types
    7. Limited Quantity
    8. Reportable Quantity
    9. LSA/SCO
    10. Communication requirements (Documentation, Marking, Labeling, and Placarding)

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