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Wed 11 Dec 2019
10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Transport and Movement of Radioactive Materials

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Description

This short course is designed to provide basic information to consignors, stores personnel, and departmental drivers on the nature of radioactivity, its effects on people and how we protect ourselves from 'radiation'. You do not need any previous knowledge of the nature or effects of radioactivity. We also cover in detail the rules and regulations concerning transport and movement of radioactive substances.

Who should attend? Departmental drivers from departments that consign radioactive materials or waste and stores managers and radiation protection supervisors who are responsible for consigning or transporting radioactive materials between departments or on the public roads.

Target audience
  • University staff who consign or transport radioactive material
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 11 Dec   10:00 - 12:00 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Cairo Room map Lisabeth Yates
Objectives
  • To enable staff to become competent in consigning and transporting radioactive materials
Format

Presentations

Duration

One session of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

Theme
Radiation

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