Radiation Safety Awareness
The target group for this course is interventional and interventional personnel who require a good general knowledge about radiation protection and safety.
The aim of the Course is to familiarize participants with radiation health physics and radiation protection program and to teach them how to define the types of radiation and protection principles, in addition, to enable them to practice safety procedures in the workplace. This course is designed according to the requirements of FANR and International Atomic Energy Agency.
The course will cover elementary radiation physics, sources and protective measures of ionizing radiation through the following topics:
- Review of radiation fundamentals
- Units of radioactivity
- Background radiation sources and levels
- Principles of radiation protection and the international framework
- Biological effects of ionizing radiation
- Dose limits
- Measuring radiation
- Basic transportation
- Contingency / response
Participants are required to pass an assessment (written examination) at the end of this course.
Education of Basic Level corresponding to 6–10 years of schooling, Communication Skills in English, analytical skills, human-machine interface skills.
Method of Training
Trainees will learn by active participation in live enthusiastic and interesting activities using Live tools and interactive techniques through different scenarios. This training is provided using SEALED RADIOACTIVE SOURCES.