Radiation Safety Officer 2022 - University of Texas Operations Center Building Houston , Texas
06/13/2022 - 06/17/2022
Radiation Safety Officer 2022
About the Course
The overall objective of this interactive course is to provide you with the tools you need in order to ensure the safe and compliant receipt, use, transport, and release of radioactive materials and radiation sources. You will learn how to maintain a high level of compliance with radiation regulations and protocols based on novel research performed by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. You will improve your skills in performing radiation safety surveys, shipping and receiving radioactive materials, and managing and disposing of radioactive waste. This course is designed to meet the established Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Radiation Control training requirements for individuals wishing to become Radiation Safety Officers.
Major Course Concepts
Introduction to Radiation Safety
Fundamentals of Radiation and Radioactivity
Radiation Problem Session
"Background" Sources of Radiation Exposure
Biological Effects of Radiation •Regulatory Dose Limits
Internal & External Dosimetry
Programs for Controlling Radiation-Producing Devices
Life Cycle of Radiation Sources
Licensing, Registrations & Regulations
Source Security Issues
Radiation Protection Program (ALARA)
Surveys & Inventories
Regulatory Process Overview
Waste Management & Transportation
Preparing for & Responding to Emergencies
Overview of Domestic Terrorist Acts
Preparing for & Handling Inspections
Regulatory Perspective (TX DSHS)
Avoiding Common Violations
Refreshments and materials will be provided.
Lodging and Transportation-Hotel accommodations, airfare and car transportation will need to be arranged on your own.
Registration Refund and Course Cancellation Policy
To cancel your registration, send an e-mail to Pamela.D.Phillips@uth.edu. To refund your registration, we must receive your cancellation e-mail no later than 10 business days prior to the course start date. We will deduct a $50 administrative fee from the refunded amount. Cancellations received after the refund deadline will not be processed. If you paid your registration via check, provide the check number in your e-mail.
P2R Academy reserves the right to cancel a course no later than 10 business days prior to the course start date. If we cancel a course, we will notify you via the e-mail address provided on your registration form. Our liability for canceled events is limited to the registration fee paid per course.
Training provided by P2R Academy is supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under awards U45ES019360 and UH4ES027055
University of Texas Operations Center Building
1851 Crosspoint Avenue Houston , Texas 77054