Course Length: 8 hours
Introduction to Instrument Calibration is a one-day course on considerations for calibrating instrumentation used for industrial radiography operations.
Course topics include: principals of detection, time/distance/shielding, ANSI N323A-1997 and ANSI N42.17 standards, NRC/Agreement State regulations, inspection and maintenance of instrument prior to calibration, introduction to Cs-137 calibrators, calibration records, and shipping and storage of Cs-137 calibrators.
This course includes a laboratory session where attendees calibrate survey meters, direct-reading pocket dosimeters, EPDs, and alarm rate-meters using a Cs-137 calibrator.
Students, at a minimum, should be or have been a radiographer with actual field experience using gamma-ray exposure devices.
New radiation safety officers, experienced radiographers preparing to advance into an RSO role, and existing RSOs wanting to refresh regulatory skills.
After taking the course you will be able to:
A trainer approved by QSA Global, Inc.'s Radiation Protection & General Safety Committee with multiple years of experience in radiographic operations.
QSA Global, Inc. has a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you cancel your course with less than 24 hours’ notice, you will be charged 25% of your course fee.