Norm RPO Course
The course is designed for personnel who work in Industrial sector and require to be Radiation Protection Officer such as safety officers, engineers, inspectors and supervisors. Those already responsible for/or planning to take charge of radiation protection and safe operation of radioactive materials, open and sealed sources, nuclear gauges, radiography cameras and other radiation devices in a workplace.
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 enabling them to practice radiation protection management and implement radiation control procedures in a workplace.
This course is designed according to the requirements of FANR and International Atomic Energy Agency.
The course covers fundamentals and principles of non-ionizing and ionizing radiation, units of radioactivity, radiation protection principles (ALARA), biological effects of radiation, regulatory control, safe transportation of radioactive materials, storage and security of radioactive materials and leak test through the following topics:
- Review of radiation & norm fundamentals
- Quantities and measurements
- Health hazards from norm & biological effects of ionizing radiation
- Principles of radiation protection
- Regulatory control
- Assessment of external and internal exposures due to NORM products
- NORM Monitoring
- Protection against occupational exposure in NORM Industry
- Exposure of the public owing to practices
- Intervention in situations of chronic and emergency exposure
Participants are required to pass an assessment (written examination) at the end of this course.
Has an education of secondary level corresponding to 10-12 years of schooling, communication skills in English, leadership skills, analytical skills, human-machine interface skills, multi-task management 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.