SPGS 008 : Radiation Safety at Workplace

SPGS 008 : Radiation Safety at Workplace

  • course description:

    This is a lecture-based course to provide participants with important information on radiation sources and doses, and train them how to avoid exposure and apply protection measures at workplace.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Identify major sources of natural and industrial radiation.
    - Know how to detect and measure radiation in surrounding place - Calculate exposure times and radiation doses.
    - Apply protection parameters that promotes safety when dealing with radioactive materials.
    - Acquire the skills to manage radioactive waste materials, transport radioactive materials, and store them safely.
    - Know most regulations and national standards concerns with safety and radiation protection.

  • Course outlines:

    - Day One: Introduction to Radiation and Radioactive Materials.
    - Day Two: Radiation and Human Safety.
    - Day Three: Radioactive materials at Workplace.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Recognizing sources of radiation at work.
    - Applying protection procedures and dress.
    - Handling martials in safe manner.

  • who should attend?

    - Engineers and technicians in most industries.
    - Medical Staff at Radiology departments (clinics/ hospitals).

  • duration:

    3 Days


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