Environment Hazards

Safe Handling of Radioactive Materials

This course aims to provide an overview of the requirements for the safe handling of radioactive materials.
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Learning Outcomes

LO1 Define what is meant by ‘radioactive material
LO2 Identify the hazards associated with radiation
LO3 Explain how industrial radiography is used and the hazards associated with this technique
LO4 Identify the PPE requirements for handling radioactive materials
LO5 Give an overview of exposure limits for handling radioactive materials
LO6 Explain how the hazards associated with radioactive materials can be mitigated
LO7 Describe how radioactive waste should be stored
LO8 Explain what should be done in the event of an emergency situation involving radiation
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