Safety transport of radioactive waste in the nuclear power area
1 UKF Nitra, Faculty of Education, Tr. A. Hlinku 1, 949 74 Nitra, Slovakia
2 University of Žilina, Faculty of Security Engineering, Univerzitná 8215/1, 010 26 Žilina, Slovakia
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Radioactive wastes require strict rules for manipulation with them due to the hazards for the human health and environment, not excluding the hazards during their internal transport. The article deals with the transport of packing unit inside of the company and it proposes the possible alternatives so that meet the limit conditions and reduce the manipulation time with the radioactive material in the packing unit. The packing unite isolates fixated liquid waste from the environment while it also serves as protection. There are also important external radiation characteristics of package unit, which consist of measurable values of the scratch contamination surface and dose power on the surface of package unit. Thus, the paper is aimed to point out the necessity of the logistics during manipulation with the package unit in the process of internal transport so that the dose power of exposed employees would achieve the lowest possible level and meet the strict limits in a full extent.
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