40 Hour Radiation Safety Training Course.

Course Length: 40 hours

The Radiation Safety Training Course covers the basics of radiation safety for industrial radiography that meets the requirements of 10 CFR34.43 (g) and prepares the attendee for radiographer certification (ASNT-IRRSP-1A).

Topics covered include: introduction to radiation and radiation safety, radiation and radiography, control of radiation exposure, measurement of radiation, biological effects of radiation, federal standards, and radiographic equipment operation and maintenance.

Training includes practical sessions for survey instrument calibration, operation of exposure devices, conducting surveys, set-up of controlled areas, source exchanges, leak testing, daily inspections performed by radiography personnel and formal maintenance requirements.

  • What are the course prerequisites?

    No prerequisites required.

  • Who is this course for?

    Prospective radiographers, radiation safety officers, experienced radiographers requiring updated instruction, and anyone closely associated with isotope radiography.

  • What will I be able to do after this course?

    After taking the course, you will be able to safely operate exposure devices, conduct radiation surveys, set up controlled areas, perform source changes, conduct leak tests, and perform routine inspection and maintenance of industrial radiography equipment.

  • How will I be tested?

    A mid-course test is conducted to monitor student progress followed by a final written examination at the completion of the course to ensure the student has a complete understanding of the subjects covered.

  • Who provides the training?

    A trainer approved by QSA Global, Inc.'s Radiation Protection & General Safety Committee with multiple years of experience in radiographic operations.  

  • What course materials & equipment is provided?
    • Isotope Radiography-Radiation Safety Handbook
    • Title 10 CFR Parts 19, 20, 21, 30, 34, and 71
    • QSA Global, Inc. gamma radiography equipment is available for use by students.
    • Other miscellaneous materials as needed.

    ***Calculators are not provided but are required for solving the assigned mathematical problems.

  • What is the cancellation policy?

    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.

Course Dates & Locations

February 17-21, 2020 Baton Rouge, Louisiana,  USA Register
August 24-28, 2020 La  Porte, Texas, USA Register

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