Course Title: Radiation Protection Supervisor Training
Theme: Personal Effectiveness
Category: Health, Safety and Environment
About this course:

This course is provided to staff who have been appointed as a Radiation Protection Supervisor.  The course is run over three days with an external provider and includes the necessary legal and practical requirements for the role of RPS.

Learning outcomes:

By attending this course you will:

  • Gain an insight into the various types of ionising radiations; their nature and properties.
  • Become familiar with terminology used in radiation protection.
  • Explain why it is important to keep radiation exposure 'as low as reasonably practicable' and how this can be achieved in practice.
  • Find out about the relevant requirements of legislation governing: Occupational exposure to radiation; Keeping radioactive material; the accumulation and disposal of radioactive waste; the security and other requirements for High Activity Sealed Sources; the transport of radioactive material.
  • Explain how the principles of radiation protection can be put into practice to achieve a good standard of radiation safety in the workplace.
  • Learn good working practice such as effective use of radiation monitors, and dealing with emergencies.
  • Know what is required of those taking on the role of Radiation Protection Supervisor
Who should attend this course:

The training is for those with the responsibility for safety in a radiation area and are appointed to the role of Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS).

Presenter(s):

Raj Bunger Aurora Health Physics. Raj is the University’s appointed radiation protection adviser (RPA).

For details please contact Elizabeth O'Brien.