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Mon 14 Oct 2019
13:30 - 15:00

Venue: CIMR, Sackler Lecture Theatre

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Sealed Source Users Course

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Description

This course provides an introduction to working safely with sealed radioactive sources (a sealed source contains radioactive material and is manufactured in such a way that the material cannot be dispersed).

Target audience
  • Users and supervisors of sealed radioactive sources
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 14 Oct   13:30 - 15:00 13:30 - 15:00 CIMR, Sackler Lecture Theatre map Lisabeth Yates
Topics covered

Practical guidance on record keeping, storage, transport, risk assessment, typical control measures and monitoring. Legislation, responsibilities and roles in radiation protection.

Objectives

To provide users of sealed radioactive sources with core information and instruction as required by the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010. Please note that practical training should be provided within departments.

Format

Presentations

Duration

One hour and a half session

Frequency

Twice a year (depending on demand)

Theme
Radiation

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