Radiation Safety For Users of Radioactive Materials
**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to the system.
This 1 hour course provides general awareness of policies and procedures associated with the use of radioactive materials. The following topics will be discussed: required postings, radioactive material shipments, radioactive material receipts, radioactive material inventories, monitoring requirements, use of survey meter, swipe surveys and release of radioactive dry waste. Course objectives include:
- Evaluating risk in the laboratory.
- Discussing the fundamentals of radiation safety and universal safe work practices.
- Reviewing the operation and use of a radiation survey meter.
- Reviewing administrative procedures such as laboratory monitoring and inventories.
Required to be taken once before using radioactive material.