Radiation Safety

What is Radiation?

  • The role radiation plays in our lives
  • Types of radiation used in the workplace
  • Where radiation naturally occurs

Potential Hazards

  • How radiation is measured
  • Radiation exposure and its effects
  • Safe exposure limits in the workplace

How Industry Uses Radiation

  • Types of nuclear gauges used in industry
  • Measurements made by nuclear gauges
  • How nuclear gauges work

Minimizing Exposure

  • The importance of minimizing exposure to radiation
  • Methods of minimizing exposure
  • Understanding radiation warning signs and lights

Safe Work Practices

  • Types of personal monitoring equipment
  • The importance of observing lockout/tagout procedures
  • Responsibilities of the Radiation Safety Officer
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