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Wed 23 Oct 2019
14:15 - 16:45

Venue: Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Radioactive Substances: An Introduction to Suitable and Safe Use

Wed 23 Oct 2019

Description

Anyone who is a first-time user of unsealed radioactive substances is expected to attend this course before they begin the work. Users of radioactive substances who are new to the University should also attend. This course also acts as a refresher for experienced users and for users from other institutions or countries. There will be time for discussion and questions at the end of the session, and a self-assessment exercise of attendees’ core knowledge will be carried out.

Target audience
  • University and Students
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 23 Oct   14:15 - 16:45 14:15 - 16:45 Department of Biochemistry, Thomas Lecture Theatre map Lisabeth Yates
Topics covered
  • Working safely with radioactive substances
  • Practical guidance on record keeping, storage, transport, risk assessment, contamination monitoring and personal monitoring
  • Legislation, responsibilities and roles in radiation protection
Objectives
  • To provide users of radioactive substances with core information and instruction as required by the Ionising Radiations Regulations
Format

Presentations

Duration

One half day session

Frequency

Termly

Theme
Radiation

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