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Isotope Retrieval

Why attend this course?

Under current legislation (IRR 1999) it is a requirement that all companies handling or using radioactive materials have in place a contingency plan to cover the retrieval, and ensuring the safety of, any source in the highly unlikely event of the source becoming detached or displaced from its shielded container. Designed to help with all aspects of emergency response while observing the principles of As Low As is Reasonably Practical (ALARP).

Course content

  • Retrieval theory
  • Step-by-step approach
  • Practical workshop

Course details

Duration: 2 days


Special note: It is recommended that personnel working with radioactive sources attend this course. An attendance certificate is provided for candidates who have successfully completed this course.

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