RADIATION SAFETY AND CEDO PREPARATION
Five days (40 hours)
TRAINING OBJECTIVES: This training focuses on radiation safety for those using x- and gamma radiation. The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of radiation principles, safe working practices and regulations pertaining to the use of ionizing radiation. An excellent preparatory course for industrial radiographers, Radiation Safety Officers and meets the training requirements of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for those seeking their Certified Exposure Device Operator's (CEDO) license.
Training programs may be conducted at the Institute or at the client's facilities.
Recommended subjects for Radiation Safety Programs:
Fundamentals of radiation physics
Origin of penetrating radiation
Maximum permissible doses
Fundamentals of radiation protection: time, distance, shielding
Radiation measurements and instrumentation
Regulations of the Atomic Energy Control Board
Transportation of radioactive materials
NOTE: Participants are requested to have a calculator capable of scientific notation.
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