There are a number of different types of ionising radiation, and most managers and other employees should have a basic knowledge of what each type is, what it does, what type of hazard it presents and how it can be controlled.
The key legal requirements aimed at controlling the risks arising from the use of ionising radiations, as laid out in the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999, are described in this course, alongside a number of simple practical solutions.
• Key requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999
• The role of the Radiation Protection Advisor and the Radiation Protection Supervisor
• Controlled Areas
• Practical control measures:
• Sealed sources
• Exposure time
• Half-life time
• Special precautions
Anyone in workplace situations or undertaking tasks that may produce or use ionising radiations
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