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Safe Use X-Ray Devices
Training

Safe Use of X-Ray Devices

Aimed at those working with portable or installed x-ray apparatus

Date
Tue 24 Sep at 8.15am - Tue 8 Sep at 5.00pm
Cost
$605 incl. GST
Venue ANSTO
New Illawarra Road
Lucas Heights NSW 2234
Register: 24 September 2019
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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 radiation apparatus
  • their radiation safety responsibilities when working in a controlled or supervised area with radiation apparatus

Audience

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

  • facilities that utilise x-rays for analytical, quality control or validation purposes
  • research facilities, such as laboratory technicians, visiting researchers, post docs or academics
  • medical imaging facilities, such as hospitals, dentists or vets
  • security check-points or customs inspection sites

NB those working with fixed x-ray gauges are recommended to attend the Safe Use of Fixed Radiation Gauges training course.

Course Content

  • Scientific Background
  • Biological Effects of Radiation
  • Radiation Protection Principles
  • Working with X-Ray Equipment
  • Workshop: Radiation Protection Calculations
  • Legislation and Codes of Practice
  • Detection and Measurement
  • Practical: Dose Rate Survey
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response