This Radiation Safety Officer Training course is designed to provide the technical and practical information needed to prepare a person to be an effective radiation safety officer. It will also be useful as general introductory training for anyone who works with radioactive materials or who may be required to be an alternate radiation safety officer.
Topics to be covered include atomic structure, properties of ionizing radiation, shielding, radiation and biological effects of radiation exposure, radiation detection and measurement, state and federal regulations, dosimetry, emergency procedures, records/documentation and transportation regulations. The course outline is available below in PDF format.
Those who have no prior experience in radiation safety are encouraged to take our CD-ROM course before attending this course. The cost for the CD is $99. For more information and to order, scroll to the bottom of this link.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS - This course has been granted 32 Continuing Education Units by the American Academy of Health Physics. The American Board of Industrial Hygiene has awarded this course 4.5 CM points. The American Sociey of Radiologic Technicians (ASRT) has approved this course for 30.50 continuing education credits.
Units from the ASRT may be important to California residents because the state
of California accepts these units in its program of continuing education
required for renewing permits and certificates in radiologic technology.
Attendees should register for the course as early as possible. We recommend registration at least 60 days before the start date of the course to insure that you will get your first choice of dates and location. You may pay by credit card, check or wire transfer. Please arrange for payment or a purchase order to reach us 20 days before the start date of the course. If there is a need to pay after the 20 day deadline, please call us to make arrangements so that we know that payment is being processed.
LOCATION - To be Announced
The course will start at 8:30 a.m. each day and will end at about 5:00pm on the last day.
If you would like to receive
a course outline by fax, please call us or see the
Outline in PDF format.