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Wed 20 Nov 2019
10:00 - 11:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service


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Using, maintaining and testing portable radiation monitors (contamination and dose-rate monitors)

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Description

A short course designed to raise the awareness of the proper selection, use, and maintenance of ionising radiation monitors. The capabilities and limitations of each monitor type will be described and practical demonstrations given of how monitors respond and how they should be used, and what and how records must be kept.

Target audience
  • Radiation Protection Supervisors
  • Members of research groups who are responsible for carrying out check monitoring and general care of radiation monitors
  • PIs/Group leaders, particularly where these persons undertake these tasks
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Wed 20 Nov   10:00 - 11:30 10:00 - 11:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room map Dr Simon Hoer,  Jane Ghosh
Objectives

To improve monitoring practice within departments, and to raise confidence in departments and the University that the requirements of the radiation protection legislation in this area is being met.

Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practical exercises

Further information

Course notes and refreshments are available

Charging

College staff and non-departmental attendees (other than external institutions with special arrangements with the Safety Office) are charged £28 per participant, see charging for further information.

Notes

This course can be run for departments too. Please contact this Office for more information.

Duration

One session of one and a half hours

Frequency

Three times a year

Theme
Radiation

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