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Radiation Protection Supervisors (Unsealed Radioactive Sources)
Course Description:
We are pleased to offer you this instructor led course; which provides Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPSs) with the necessary knowledge of the principles of radiation protection, procedures for safe working, applicable legislation and the implementation of UCL local rules to enable them to supervise the safe use of ionising radiations in their departments.
This training course will provide Department Radiaiton Protection Supervisors with the following information.

  • The nature of ionising radiation and its interaction with tissues
  • Radiation quantities
  • Basic legal requirements - Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017
  • Relevant measurement and monitoring techniques
  • Principles of practical radiation protection
  • Departmental knowledge, i.e. local rules which include waste management and disposal
  • Contingency planning

Intended Audience:
UCL appointed Departmental Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS)
Target Audience: All
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