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Safe Handling of Unsealed Radioactive Sources
Course Description:

We are pleased to offer you this face-to-face instructor-led classroom session.
This instructor-led course will provide you with a basic understanding of how to work safely with unsealed radioactive material at UCL.

Course Prerequisite:
You must complete the Principles of Radiation Safety eLearning module before you can enrol on the course.


The course covers the following topics.

  • Radiation risks
  • Contamination monitoring
  • Identify the hazards associated with manual handling
  • Protection
  • Good laboratory practice
  • Dealing with incidents and emergencies

Intended Audience:
Anyone intending to work with unsealed radioactive material at UCL
Target Audience: All
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