Radiation Safety Basics | 7 Sep 2021

$500.00 USD
(Offer until 8 August 2021)

The Radiation Safety Basics course is a 1 day training course that is designed as an RSO refresher or an introductory course for a safety professional or a supervisor/manager. The goal of this course is to improve your knowledge about radiation safety. Topics include introduction to health physics, radiation fundamentals and sources, contamination control, radiation protection standards and guidelines, personnel dosimetry, radiation detection instruments, biological effects of ionizing radiation, medical and industrial uses of radiation, and nuclear power systems.

This course is taught by a Certified Health Physicist and former AMCOM Radiation Safety Officer with over 25 years of professional experience.

Online and in-person attendance options are available. See Event Details tab below for more info. Indicate online or in-person attendance during registration.

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The Radiation Safety Basics course is a 1-day training course that is designed as an RSO refresher or an introductory course for a safety professional or a supervisor/manager. The goal of this course is to improve your knowledge about radiation safety. The topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to Health Physics
  • Radiation Fundamentals and Sources
  • Contamination Control
  • Radiation Protection Standards and Guidelines
  • Personnel Dosimetry
  • Radiation Detection Instruments
  • Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation
  • Medical and Industrial Uses of Radiation
  • Nuclear Power Systems

Instructor: Keith Rose is a Health Physicist with the Safety Engineering and Analysis Center (SEAC) in Huntsville, AL.  He is a graduate of the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and attended graduate studies at Georgia Institute of Technology.  Mr. Rose has over 30 years experience in the Health Physics field.  He worked at the Tennessee Valley Authority for over 10 years before transferring to Redstone Arsenal.  At Redstone Arsenal he served as a Physicist and Health Physicist for the U.S. Army Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment Activity before accepting a position with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Safety Office.  Mr. Rose was responsible for the AMCOM Aviation, Missile, and Operational Radiation Safety Programs worldwide.  He has worked to solve Radiation Safety issues for the Army and the FBI since retiring from the Army.  Mr. Rose is board certified by the American Board of Health Physics.

Course Duration and Format:  The course is 8 hours over 1 day, with about 6 hours of lecture and time for students to complete workshop problems or review course materials with the instructor. Class size will be limited to 30 attendees. Attendees of this course will typically be awarded up to 0.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU) upon completion of this course.

APT also conducts training classes at customer locations for clients who request them. Contact Melissa Emery or Heather French at 256.327.3373 or for information regarding availability.

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Training Cancellation Policy: If you are forced to cancel your reservations after payment of the fee, you will be entitled to transfer the reservation to a later class, 100% refund (minus credit card processing fees) if cancelled 60 days or more prior to the class date, or a 50% refund (minus credit card processing fees) if cancelled 30 days or more prior to the class date. No refunds are available if requested less than 30 days prior to class date, but substitutions can be arranged.

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Event Details

Class will start at 8:30am CST and run till approximately 4:30pm CST.

Start date: 7 September 2021

End date: 7 September 2021

Start time: 08:30 a.m. CDT

End time: 04:30 p.m. CDT

Venue: Online: Microsoft Teams. In-person: SEAC, 4950 Research Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805

Directions: Technical Requirements for Online Attendees: Join the Microsoft Teams Meeting via the Microsoft Team App or a browser of your choice. No account or installation is required if using a browser. Check with your IT Department about using Teams. Some attendees may need to use personal device. Must have: Speakers and microphone. Optional (but encouraged): Camera.

Phone: 256.327.3373