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Industrial Radiation Safety Officer

Date New dates will be published soon
$2,030 plus GST
New Illawarra Road
Lucas Heights NSW 2234
Register: 10-12 September 2024
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Course Objective

Develop sufficient radiation protection knowledge and skills to be able to:

  • recognise the need for an operational and management framework for the safety and security of radioactive substances and radiation apparatus
  • formulate and implement a radiation protection program
  • comply with regulations, standards and requirements


Personnel who have operational or management responsibilities for radioactive substances and/or radiation apparatus as part of their work:

  • as a Radiation Safety Officer in industries such as construction, agriculture, mining, oil and gas, geotechnical engineering or manufacturing
  • as an industrial radiographer
  • in a role that requires a detailed understanding of the science of ionising radiation, radiation safety and security, and emergency response in an industrial setting

Course Content

  • Scientific Background
  • Workshop: Scientific Background
  • Ionising Radiation in the Environment
  • Biological Effects of Radiation
  • Radiation Protection Principles
  • External Radiation Hazards
  • Internal Radiation Hazards
  • Detection and Measurement
  • Industrial Gauges
  • Working with Sealed Sources
  • Industrial Radiography
  • Workshop: Radiation Protection Calculations
  • Legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Practical: Shielding Effectiveness
  • Practical: Dose Rate Survey
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Workshop: Incident Scenarios
  • Role of a Radiation Safety Officer
  • Lecture & Workshop: Safe Transport of Radioactive Materials
  • Workshop: Developing a Radiation Management Plan
  • Source Security
  • NORM in Industry


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