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Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service

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


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

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.


Presentations, demonstrations and practical exercises

Further information

Course notes and refreshments are available


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.


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


One session of one and a half hours


Three times a year


Events available