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COURSE DESCRIPTION This 16 hour course is intended to provide the participant with a thorough understanding of basic radiation safety and an awareness of the contents of the Ionising Radiations Regulations. This course meets the requirements for the PCN Basic Radiation Safety Examination and is an ideal programme for all radiography trainees, assistants, health and safety personnel, quality control inspectors, or any personnel involved in projects where radiographic inspection is being conducted. A comprehensive examination will be administered as part of the course. COURSE CONTENT Basic concepts. Equipment. Radiation units and dose limitations : quantities and units, brief summary of legislation, dose limitation. Biological effects. Principle of protection from external radiation. Shielding calculations. Personal dosimetry. Radiation monitoring. Specific requirements of regulations. Accidents and hazards in perspective. Emergency procedures. LEARNING OBJECTIVES

COURSE DESCRIPTION This 16 hour course is intended to provide the participant with a thorough understanding of basic radiation safety and an awareness of the contents of the Ionising Radiations Regulations. This course meets the requirements for the PCN Basic Radiation Safety Examination and is an ideal programme for all radiography trainees, assistants, health and safety personnel, quality...

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