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Radiological Emergency Management Independent Study Course 2-4 Radiography Source Radiography Source Container The amount of radioactivity allowed in a Type B package is greater than that allowed in a Type A package. Because certain Type B packages may contain amounts of radioactivity which could be harmful if released to the environment, Type B packages are strictly designed to contain their contents under
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Unformatted text preview: accident as well as nonaccident conditions. In addition to meeting Type A packaging standards, Type B packaging must withstand severe puncture, drop, thermal and water immersion tests simulating transportation accident conditions. Although Type B packages have been involved in actual transportation accidents, no releases have occurred....
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