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Basic Radiation Safety

Duration: 2 Days
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Lunch, refreshments and a full set of course notes will be provided during the course.
A full Syllabus can be supplied on request.
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Basic Radiation Safety

Designed to comply with the recommendations of the National Radiological Protection Board, PCN/GEN Appendix E3.2 and NATL-RT-001, the course focuses on the Ionising Radiations Regulations, Approved Code of Practice: (1) The Protection of persons against ionising radiations arising from any work activity:, (2) Part 4 Dose limitation - restriction of exposure, (3) Protection of workers against ionising radiations. The ionising radiations (Outside Workers) Regulations 1999 and Radiation Safety for Site Radiography.

The course is suitable for any staff associated with the use of Ionising Radiations, in particular personnel engaged in practical radiographic work.

Students are assessed for comprehension and progress during the course, via a structured series of both theoretical and practical phase assessments, which facilitate counselling and assistance where required. On request a formal end of course examination can be conducted.

The content of the course includes:-

Fundamental Properties of Matter, Radioactive Materials
Types of Radiation, Generation of Radiation
Biological Effects of Radiation
Radiation Detection
Practical Protection from Radiation
Statutory Regulations, Personal Dosimetry
Radiation Units and Dose limits
Accidents and Hazards in Perspective
Emergency Procedures
(A full Syllabus can be supplied on request)

Lunch, refreshments and a full set of course notes will be provided during the course.


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