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Radiation Safety Officer

Certification Course

September 30-October 4, 2019

  •   Candidates for certification as RSO's must successfully complete all five (5) day modules as well as the final exam.

  •   The supplied course text book is Basic Radiation Protection Technology by Daniel Gollnick, Ph.D. plus Fowler Associates booklets and hand outs.

  •   The course includes hands-on laboratory exercises.

  •   The break out sessions will challenge you to become involved in the actual work of radiation protection.

  •   The dress is casual all week.

  •   The certification exam is long and difficult. Please do not cut your time too close on any return reservations. We plan a discussion session after all have completed the exam for those who wish to participate.

Fowler Associates is registered with four states: New Jersey, North Carolina (registration no. S000317), South Carolina (registration no. 00-0216) and Oregon (registration no. 9550411) by the respective Radiological Control Authorities to provide radiation consultation and training.


Agenda

Monday

Welcome & Introductions

Course Outline

 Radiation Safety Presentation

Radiation Safety Presentation

"What is It?" Video

Break-out Session - Cost/Benefits of Uses of Radiation

 Lunch

Basic Math .. S.I. Units.

 "Where Is It?" Video

Sources of Radiation

 "Introduction to Radiation " Video

Units of Dose

Radioactivity

 


Tuesday

Types of Radiation

 Interaction with Matter

 Radiation Detection Instrument

Lunch

Personnel Monitoring Systems

"Labtoratory Techniques" Video

Bological Effects of Radiation

"Does it Affect Us?" Video

Biological Effects in Accidents

 "Is It Safe?" Video

 

 


Wednesday

Radon - in the home and in the Workplace + Video

Radiation and the Internet

Coffee Break & Open Discussions

 Radiation Protection Rules

Accident Discussions and Videos

 Lunch

Awareness & Crisis Management

Situation Review and Discussions

Coffee Break & Open Discussions

Role Playing and Situation Management

 


Thursday

Dosimetry

Handling of Radioactive Sources & Gauges

Source Wipes / Contamination

Break-out Session - Source Wipes/de-Contamination

Shielding

Lunch

Breakout Sessions/Shielding

Surveys

Breakout Sessions - Surveys

"Where Do We Go From Here?" Video

 


Friday

Personnel Issues

Transportation of Radioactive Materials

Radiation Safety Administration & Manual

Questions-Answers-Group Discussions - Course Review

Lunch

Certification Exam

Since the Exam is open book, coffee breaks will be served during the exam period. All exams must be finished before 4:00 p.m

4:00    Adjourn

Note: Please do not schedule to leave exam room prior to 4 p.m. for return transportation

 


THE EXAM

Multiple Choice Questions

50 questions worth 2 points each

 

Exam Grade System

Minimum Passing Score - 70% - Satisfactory

90% - cum laude

95% - Magna cum laude

100% - Summa cum laude

International Registry of Radiation Safety Officers

All RSO candidates who achieve at least a 80% score on the final exam may submit their resume' and application to the International Registry of Radiation Safety Officers. If minimum qualifications on experience and education are met the candidate will be listed in the registry and is entitled to use the SEAL and title: RSO


Price $1850
includes lunches, breaks and text book.

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