Video: Radioactive Material Shipping Packages (5:48)

About this video:

This excellent video was produced by the Department of Energy/Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program (TEPP) for their Modular Emergency Response Radiological Transportation Training (MERRTT) education project. REMM is grateful to TEPP for the opportunity to show this video, which is used as part of their comprehensive professional training program for responders.


Packaging required depends on level of radioactivity inside the package; types of radioactive materials packages: Excepted packages, Industrial packages, Type A packages, Type B packages (shipping casks); the tests each package type must be able to withstand.