CLEAPSS Radiation protection supervisor training RC621 / B03

Start date
20 Nov 19
Duration
1 Day
Location
Solihull College, Blossomfield Campus, Blossomfield Road, Solihull B91 1SB View on Google Map
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Summary

 
This  hands on one-day course is for the school Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS), i.e. the person responsible for managing the safe storage, use and monitoring of radioactive sources in the science department. The RPS will normally be a member of the teaching staff, often the Head of Physics.  However any teacher or technician who handles radioactive sources will also benefit.
The course includes practical hands on experiences to improve confidence and knowledge when handling radioactive materials.  It aims to provide answers to questions frequently asked on the CLEAPSS helpline and provides opportunities for delegates to raise issues and ask specific questions.
The course is based on the CLEAPSS guide L93 Managing Ionising Radiations and Radioactive Substances.

Outcomes

  • use current legislation and guidance to use, monitor, store and dispose of radioactive sources safely
  • prepare and manage different types of radioactive sources, including for half-life investigations
  • demonstrate the properties of ionising radiations

Sessions

Radiation Protection Supervisor Training20 November 2019 09:00-15:30

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Cost

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£140.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£140.00 +VAT

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course.

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