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Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Training Course

Radiation Safety Officer Training for Medical, Dental, Industrial and Anti-Crime X-ray Facilities

Our radiation safety training for medical and dental applications

The use of medical radiation technologies is intended to promote protection and safety in a medical setting.

This is the goal of employees who work with radiation in medical facilities and the expectation of patients undergoing diagnosis or treatment. Completing radiation safety officer training strengthens its benefits while minimizing its risks.

Patients can be confident that procedures entail as little risk as possible and employees thrive in an environment that respects their safety with strong managerial and administrative protective policies.

Register for a radiation safety officer training today.

Radiation safety training for industrial and anti-crime applications

We have designed a course for radiation safety officers that complies with industrial/ anti-crime regulatory requirements that contributes to the safe use of radiation devices in an industrial/ anti-crime setting. Safety officers are responsible for implementing safety programs in their facilities, keeping relevant documentation and ensuring that regulatory requirements are met. Our training courses are facilitated by qualified, experienced lecturers and are designed to comply with the relevant regulatory framework.

Radiation safety officer certification

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The course is designed to maximize learning and engagement. Features include:

  • Workshop format
  • Small group activities and discussions
  • Presentation/exchange of practical experiences
  • Qualified and experienced lecturers and facilitators
  • Instruction in English

The duration of Radiation Safety Training Course takes two to three consecutive days.

RSO training part of a constellation of expert services

Safety has been our core business for more than 140 years. We have grown and changed as technologies have advanced and the world has become more interconnected. Part of our growth has been in the sector of medical radiation protection, where we have courses on a range of interrelated topics, among them radiation safety officer training, all of which prioritize the safe and responsible use of medical radiation technologies through expert instruction and support.

Learn more about our radiation safety training courses.

Frequently asked questions

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How does radiation affect the public?

The exact effect depends on the specific type and intensity of radiation exposure.

How can exposure to radiation be minimized?

Time, distance, and shielding measures minimize exposure to radiation in much the same way they would protect against overexposure to the sun.

How far does radiation travel?

Travel distance depends on the type of radiation, as does the ability to penetrate other materials.

Alpha and beta particles do not travel far at all, and they are easily blocked. By contrast, gamma rays, x-rays, and neutrons travel a significant distance and are much more difficult to block (particularly from large radioactive sources).

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