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Basic Radiation Safety (BRS)

Why attend this course?

This programme is tailored for those with very little or no knowledge of radiation safety. It is suited to those requiring knowledge of radiation safety including trainees, industrial radiographers, managers and supervisors. The course is structured to meet national requirements and recommendations and is ideal for all radiography examination routes which may contain basic radiation safety content such as PCN, ASNT and NAS 410. The programme is ideal for those candidates wishing to be certificated in Basic Radiation Safety under the PCN scheme requirements.

Course content

  • Basic radiation physics
  • Radiographic equipment
  • Radiation units
  • Biological effects
  • Dose limits
  • Radiation detection and measurement
  • Protection against radiation
  • Calculations for radiation protection
  • Storage of radiation sources
  • Transport of radioactive substances
  • Appointments and responsibilities
  • Local rules and contingency plans
  • Personal dosimetry
  • Normative documents
  • Ionising Radiation Regulation (1999)

Course details

Duration: 2 days

Code: RTO/IR3A

Special note: Candidates wishing to become certificated under the PCN scheme must meet the requirements of the relevant PCN/GEN Appendix.

Course and examination enquiries

+44 (0)114 399 5720 or trainingsoluions@imeche.org

Validated by BINDT and recognised by PCN

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