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Radiation Safety Officer Training
A Comprehensive 40-Hour Training Course Meeting the Requirements of the Nuclear Regulator Commission
Course Description Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals who presently have or anticipate having the responsibility for radiation safety officer activities at their facility. Individuals who desire to establish or maintain a successful radiation safety program.

Key Topics You'll Learn About
This one-week lecture course introduces course participants to relevant issues that influence the effectiveness of a radiation safety program. The course emphasizes a variety of administrative and technical issues that a radiation safety officer has to address.

How You'll Benefit from this Course
You will gain the technical information and practical experience to assure that you are well prepared to serve as an RSO. Specialized training for research, medical, biomedical, and educational programs, as well as for programs using sealed sources in irradiators, measurement devices will also be gained. The primary emphasis will be on how to meet the requirements of the NRC (Agreement States) and DOT.

Top of PageProgram Agenda  *All courses are taught from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day
  • Regulations
  • Radiation Fundamentals
  • Radiation Safety Committees
  • Radioactive materials licensing
  • Dosimetry
  • Radiation Detection Instruments
  • Sealed source leak tests
  • Radiation statistics and quality assurance
  • Shipment & receipt of radioactive materials
  • Emergency response
  • Radiation protection programs
  • RSO responsibilities
  • Record keeping
  • Preparing for Inspections
  • Medical use regulations ( 10 CFR 35)
  • Radiation safety surveys
  • Training
  • Security
  • Recordkeeping
  • Inspections
  • Audits
  • Dosimetry Program Requirements
  • Radiation Sources and Equipment
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Radiation and Contamination Surveys
  • Waste Handling and Storage

Top of PageCost/Reservations
Cost for this 5-day training course is $3,250.00 [U.S.] with All Proceeds going to the Radiochemistry Society.
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