All About Class Seven Radioactive Materials

Haz Guides Jul 02, 2020

In this guide we'll be covering dangerous goods class seven radioactive materials a little more in depth.

What is a Class Seven?

Class seven dangerous goods - radioactive materials, are materials that contain radionuclides or atoms that are subject to radioactive decay to their nucleus being unstable. These materials may emit ionizing radiation which in extremely harmful to health and safety.

Most commonly these include materials like density gauges, radioactive ores, medical equipment, depleted uranium.

Class Seven Divisions

Class seven dangerous goods does not have any divisions.

Class Seven Dangerous Good Label

The label for a class seven is a half yellow and white placard depicting radioactive and the number 7 in the bottom corner.

Class seven label and placards

Nick Seferos

Sea-going maritime professional on ships and tugs turned to shore-side terminal life. Nick manages shore-side personnel and security, customs, and hazardous shipments in a container terminal.

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