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Radiation Safety for Laboratory Workers
Radiation Training

Radiation Safety for Laboratory Workers

Date Multiple dates available
Cost
$605 incl GST
Venue ANSTO
New Illawarra Road
Lucas Heights NSW 2234
Register: 14 October 2020

COVID-19 Update - Radiation Safety Training CoursesĀ 
Radiation training courses have now resumed. To support the health and safety of our visitors and teams we have implemented a number of additional measures. Our courses may be delivered slightly differently however this will not impact your overall learning experience. If you have any questions please reach out to our team atĀ radiationservices@ansto.gov.au

Course Objective

Develop sufficient radiation protection knowledge and skills to recognise:

  • the need for an operational and management framework for the safety and security of radioactive substances
  • their radiation safety responsibilities when working in a controlled or supervised area with radioactive substances

Audience

Personnel that have operational or management responsibilities for radioactive substances as part of their work including at:

  • research facilities, such as laboratory technicians, visiting researchers, post docs, or academics
  • radiopharmaceutical production facilities, such as quality assurance and production workers
  • hospitals, such as in nuclear medicine or oncology departments

Course Content

  • Scientific Background
  • Biological Effects of Radiation
  • Radiation Protection Principles
  • Radiation Safety in Laboratories
  • Handling Techniques in the Laboratory
  • Detection and Measurement
  • Practical: Surface Contamination Survey
  • Legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response

Radiation Safety training

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