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Radiation Protection Supervisor (Ionising Radiations)
Course Description:
This one-day classroom based course provides Radiation Protection Supervisors with the necessary knowledge of the principles of radiation protection, applicable legislation and their implementation through the UCL radiation management system. This course also provides the information on the UCL Operators Procedures (OPs) to enable them to supervise the safe and compliant use of ionising radiations in their departments. It is also suitable for RPS that are due refresher training.

The following online training must be completed before attendance on the course.

Course Prerequisites:


  • RPS - sealed sources: must complete the eLearning Principles of radiation safety

  • RPS - unsealed sources: must complete the eLearning Principles of radiation safety and must be familiar with the SHURS training content.

  • RPS - X-rays: must complete the eLearning Basic x-ray Physics and Safe use of x-rays

  • RPS - X-ray and radioactive materials (sealed or unsealed): must complete the eLearning Principles of radiation safety and Basic x-ray Physics and
    Safe use of x-rays

    During the course, we will expect you to be able to recall the course content. Therefore, if you completed the eLearning a while ago, please refresh.
  • Objectives:
    This training course will provide Radiation Protection Supervisors with the following information.

    Refresher on radiation basics

    Roles and responsibilities of the RPS, as well as other radiation roles

    The Radiation Management system and the UCL Operators Procedures (OPs) and their implementation within departments, including:
  • Registration and Radiation Risk Assessments
  • Local rules and written departmental procedures
  • Best Available Technique
  • Designation
  • Checks and maintenance
  • Monitoring
  • Vacating areas
  • Management of radiation workers and dosimetry
  • Waste management
  • Incident management
  • Intended Audience:
    UCL Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS) covering x-rays, sealed and unsealed sources. Appointed RPS and those looking to be appointed. RPS requiring refresher training.
    Target Audience: UCL Staff only
    Course Contact: Email us at safetytraining@ucl.ac.uk
    Further Information: You must complete the eLearning module
    02/07/2024 (09:30AM) - 02/07/2024 (16:30PM)  (Enrol between 29/04/2024 and 26/06/2024) Enrol

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