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    Basic Unsealed Course for Radiation Workers
    Provider   Safety Services

    This course is mandatory for staff and students working with unsealed radioactive sources. This course (UNIR05) is delivered on-line.

Duration 2 hours

Course Type Online

Booking Status Contact Provider

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Target Audience: Staff and Students

This course is mandatory for staff and students working with unsealed radioactive sources. To comply with the Ionising Radiation Regulations 1999, the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 and University Local Rules for Ionising Radiation.

To equip staff and students with an understanding of:

  • The basic concepts of radiation and associated hazards
  • The principles of radiological protection
  • The current legislation for ionising radiation
  • Radiation safety management procedures within the University
  • University policies and procedures
  • Practical examples (contamination video and lab senario exercise)
  • Quiz assessment and course evaluation


Delivered By: 'Safety Health and Wellbeing' via on-line presentation

Prerequisites

You must be registered as an ionising radiation worker by completing form RP8 and returning it to 'Safety Health and Wellbeing', Graham Hills Building Room GH820 (Form available here: http://www.strath.ac.uk/safetyservices/forms/) before you can access this course.

Once registered with the Safety Office, you will be e-mailed a link to access the course.

If you encounter any issues, please contact your supervisor, Dept. Radiation Protection Supervisor or contact radiation.protection@strath.ac.uk

Related Materials

This course (UNIR05) is delivered on-line.

There are 8 modules to be completed and a final (9th) module containing a small assessment quiz and a course evaluation.

The format for each of the modules, is broadly similar and consists of the following:

* PowerPoint presentations.
* PDF Handouts.
* Media presentations or video clips.
* Other useful documents and websites.

Please read the course instructions before you begin.
Should you have any problems with access to the course or any questions, please e-mail:radiation.protection@strath.ac.uk or safety.training@strath.ac.uk