Introduction to Radiation Safety

Learning objectives

  • Identify the sources of radiation they will likely encounter in a lab or clinical setting
  • Describe the radiation safety program
  • Recognize the requirements for projects that involve radiation.
  • Explain what radiation is
  • List the forms of radiation
  • Describe how radiation is measured.
  • Explain the routes of exposure to radiation
  • Describe the effects of exposure to radiation

Course overview

This lesson provides an introduction to radioactivity and procedures to follow to minimize the risks associated with accidental and occupational exposure.
  • 20 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • The Radiation Safety Program
  • Radiation Basics
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