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Safe Use of Industrial Gauges

Safe Use of Industrial Gauges

Aimed at those working with fixed radiation gauges incorporating gamma or neutron sources, portable moisture/density gauges, and borehole logging equipment incorporating radiation sources

Wed 25 Sep at 8.15am - Wed 9 Sep at 5.30pm
$605 incl. GST
New Illawarra Road
Lucas Heights NSW 2234
Register: 25 September 2019
Register: 4 March 2020
Register: 17 June 2020
Register: 9 September 2020

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


Personnel that have operational or management responsibilities for fixed radiation gauges, portable moisture/density gauges, or borehole logging equipment in industries such as mining, oil and gas, geotechnical engineering, manufacturing, construction, or agriculture.

NB those working with fixed or portable x-ray gauges are recommended to attend the Safe Use of X-Ray Equipment training course.

Course content

  • Radiation in the Environment
  • Scientific Background
  • Biological Effects of Radiation
  • Radiation Protection Principles
  • External & Internal Radiation Hazards
  • Instrumentation, Personal Dosimeters & Monitoring
  • Legislation, Codes of Practice & Responsibilities
  • Industrial Gauges
  • Risk Assessments
  • Transport
  • Practical: Gauge Inspection
  • Practical: Transporting an Industrial Gauge
  • Storage & Waste Management
  • Incident Preparedness and Response