Ionising Radiations - A Background
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What is Ionising Radiations?
There is a wide spectrum of different types of radiation, almost all of which occur naturally. Although it is not necessary for most managers and other employees to have a detailed understanding of how each of these types of radiation is produced or what their properties are, it is a necessary to have a basic knowledge of what each type of radiation is, what it does, what type of hazard it presents and how it can be controlled. It is also necessary to be able to recognise the different workplace situations and tasks that may produce or use the various types of radiation, and who may be exposed to them as a result.
Who is the Ionising Radiations Course Suitable For?
This online Ionising Radiations course is suitable for all members of an organisation requiring a base level understanding of the subject.
What's Included in the Ionising Radiations Course?
This online Ionising Radiations course will enable the learner to understand the nature and occurrence ionising radiations, and the health effects of irradiation and radioactive contamination.
Learning ObjectivesBy the end of this course you will be able to:
- Understand the structure of atoms
- Understand how radioactive decay and ionising radiation takes place
- Explain the nature and occurence of: alpha particles, beta particles, gamma rays, neutron radiation, X-rays
- State the health effects of irradiation and radioactive contamination
- Describe the sources of exposure to radon and its effects
This e-learning provides awareness education. Face-to-face training, coaching or supervision would be needed in addition in order to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to be able to carry this forward practically in your organisation.
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