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Basic Radiation Safety

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The Basic Radiation Safety (BRS) course provides comprehensive training on the hazards associated with ionizing radiation, the necessary precautions to be taken when working with ionizing radiation, and the methods of protection. This qualification demonstrates that the holder has received adequate training in radiation safety practices.

What will I learn

The Basic Radiation Safety (BRS) course provides comprehensive training on the hazards associated with ionizing radiation, the necessary precautions to be taken when working with ionizing radiation, and the methods of protection. This qualification demonstrates that the holder has received adequate training in radiation safety practices.

Course Content:

The BRS course covers a wide range of topics related to radiation safety. The course content includes:

  • Basic radiation physics
  • Radiographic equipment
  • Radiation units and dose limits
  • Biological effects of radiation
  • Radiation detection and measurement
  • Principles of Protection against Radiation
  • Shielding calculations for radiation protection
  • Personal dosimetry
  • Radiation monitoring
  • Storage of radiation sources
  • Accidents and hazards in perspective
  • Normative documents
  • Emergency procedures

Responsibilities of Basic Radiation Safety:

Upon completion of the BRS course, candidates will have gained a thorough understanding of basic radiation safety principles. The responsibilities associated with Basic Radiation Safety include:

a) Understanding the basic concepts of ionizing radiations.

b) Familiarity with the terminology used in radiation protection.

c) Awareness of the main requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999, the Approved Code of Practice, and associated guidance notes.

d) Understanding the potential hazards (health effects) associated with the use of ionizing radiation.

e) Understanding the principles of practical protection to minimize exposure to ionizing radiation.

f) Knowledge of good working practices to keep radiation doses as low as reasonably practicable for site and compound radiography.

g) Ability to calculate source intensity and dose rates and understanding of the inverse square law.

h) Awareness of appropriate actions to take in emergencies.

Training & Exam Duration:

  • The BR's training duration is 16 hours. Candidates will participate in structured classroom training to gain a thorough understanding of basic radiation safety practices. The examination duration may vary based on the specific requirements and assessment process.

Work Experience Requirement:

  • No prior work experience is required for obtaining the BRS qualification. The course is suitable for individuals who require a foundational understanding of radiation safety principles and practices.
  • Note: The BR's qualification provides a solid foundation for individuals working with ionizing radiation, ensuring they have the necessary knowledge to protect themselves and others from the potential hazards associated with radiation exposure.

About this institute

Institute Name : WENS Technical & Occupational Skills Training LLC.

Language : English

Charge : Paid

Location : Dubai

Mode : Online

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WENS Technical & Occupational Skills Training LLC is a leading provider of training and certification in the field of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). Established in Dubai, UAE in 2014, we are an approved institution by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) and offer NDT Level I, II, and III training services in line with the PCN Scheme and ISO 9712.

Our Certification Body, the British Institute of Non-destructive Testing (BINDT), is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS). As an Authorized Training Organization (ATO) and Authorized Qualification Body (AQB), we conduct PCN Level 1, 2, and 3 NDT Certification programs.

Furthermore, we hold certification from URS for operating a Quality Management System that complies with ISO 9001:2015, ensuring the provision of quality training and examination of NDT Personnel.

In addition to our NDT training, we also offer a Radiation Safety Training course that fulfills the requirements set forth by esteemed authorities such as the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulations (FANR - REG - 24), RG 006, RG 007, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA - SSG46), and Pub 20.

At WENS, we are committed to delivering comprehensive and high-quality training services. Our expert instructors and state-of-the-art facilities provide a conducive learning environment to help individuals gain essential NDT skills and knowledge.

Choose WENS Technical & Occupational Skills Training LLC for excellence in NDT training and certification. Join us to unlock your potential and embark on a rewarding career journey in the field of Non-Destructive Testing.


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