Radiation Protection Officer in Industrial Radiography
The course is designed for personnel who work in Industrial Radiography and require to be Radiation Protection Officers 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 the workplace.
The aim of the Course is to familiarize participants with radiation health physics and radiation protection program and to teach them how to apply systematic monitoring techniques and use dosimeters for radiation detection and measurement. This course is designed according to the requirements of FANR, International Atomic Energy Agency and International Air Transportation Association.
The course covers fundamentals and principles of non-ionizing and ionizing radiation, units of radioactivity, radiation protection principles (ALARA), in-depth knowledge of shielding of gamma and neutron sources and basic RPO officer job responsibilities through the following topics:
- Review of fundamentals
- Quantities and measurements
- Biological effects of ionizing radiation
- Principles of radiation protection and the international framework
- Regulatory control
- Assessment of external and internal exposures
- Protection against occupational exposure
- Exposure of the public owing to practices
- Intervention in situations of chronic and emergency exposure
Participants are required to pass an assessment by the end of the course and successfully perform practical exercises.
Participants should have 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.