INVITATION ONLY Radiation protection supervisor training RB621 / C04

Start date
10 Jun 20
Duration
1 Day
Location
Skipton Girls' High School, Gargrave Road, Skipton BD23 1QL View on Google Map

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

DateTimeLocation
Radiation Protection Supervisor Training10 June 202009:00-16:00Skipton Girls' High School

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Cost

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£20.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£20.00

Additional information

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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