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Safe Use X-Ray Equipment
Training

Safe Use of X-Ray Equipment

Aimed at those working with fixed or portable 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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Register: 16 June 2020
Register: 8 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 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

Course Content

  • Radiation in the Environment
  • Scientific Background
  • Biological Effects of Radiation
  • Radiation Protection Principles
  • External Radiation Hazards
  • Instrumentation, Personal Dosimeters & Monitoring
  • Legislation, Codes of Practice & Responsibilities
  • Working with X-Ray Equipment
  • Transport, Storage & Waste Management
  • Practical: Inspection of X-ray Equipment
  • Risk Assessments
  • Incident Preparedness and Response