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Safe Use X-Ray Equipment
Radiation Training

Safe Use of X-Ray Equipment

Date Multiple dates available
Cost
$605 incl. GST
Venue ANSTO
New Illawarra Road
Lucas Heights NSW 2234
Register: 8 September 2020

COVID-19 Update - Radiation Safety Training CoursesĀ 
Radiation training courses have now resumed. To support the health and safety of our visitors and teams we have implemented a number of additional measures. Our courses may be delivered slightly differently however this will not impact your overall learning experience. If you have any questions please reach out to our team atĀ radiationservices@ansto.gov.au

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