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Environmental Health & Safety


Radiation Safety Training

Radiation Safety Short Course

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Anyone working with or around radioactive materials or radiation producing devices should attend this course.

It is offered at least once a semester. Sessions are typically scheduled to last two hours per week for three weeks.

Session 1

Licensing and Regulatory Matters

Principles of Ionizing Radiation and Radiation Physics

Session 2

Radiation Dosimetry

Biological Effects of Radiation

Session 3

Laboratory Radiation Safety & Emergency Procedures

Radiation Detection Instrumentation

Online Xray Training

This training is available online.

This X-Ray training is intended to meet the regulatory requirements for users of academic x-ray systems (diffraction, florescence, computed tomography, etc.) This online training does not meet the regulatory requirements for those who work with radioactive materials (radioisotopes, crystals, RIA kits).