September 2022 Short Course Listings

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MARSSIM

ORAU's Professional Training Programs. Attn: Registrar, PO Box 117, MS-11, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117; phone: 865-576-3576; fax: 865-241-9152; email: registrar@orau.org. For additional course listings, please visit our website: www.orau.org/ptp.

This course is designed for individuals responsible for designing decommissioning radiological survey plans, overseeing the implementation of these plans, and evaluating the collected data. This five-day course emphasizes the decision-making processes involved in the design and implementation of a MARSSIM-based decommissioning survey. The American Academy of Health Physics grants 40 continuing education credits for completion of this course. A schedule of the topics that will be presented for this course along with instructions about the registration process is available at https://www.orau.org/health-physics/training/classroom/marssim.html.

DATES:

24–28 October 2022

6–10 February 2023

FEE: $1,995 - The tuition includes the full cost of training and instructional materials in electronic form (PDF). Attendees should bring a laptop or tablet that is Wi-Fi enabled in order to download the instructional materials on the first day of the course. A printed copy of the instructional materials may be purchased for an additional fee ($50) if preferred. The print option can be selected during registration. Attendees will also receive a free copy of the ORAU Professional Training Programs Electronic Library DVD.

LOCATION: Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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MARSAME

ORAU's Professional Training Programs. Attn: Registrar, PO Box 117, MS-11, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117; phone: 865-576-3576; fax: 865-241-9152; email: registrar@orau.org. For additional course listings, please visit our website: www.orau.org/ptp.

This course is designed for individuals responsible for the design and execution of surveys for the release of materials and equipment from facilities that handle, or previously handled, radioactive materials. This four-day training course focuses on the methodology and practical application of the MARSAME standard. The American Academy of Health Physics grants 40 continuing education credits for completion of this course. A schedule of the topics that will be presented for this course along with instructions about the registration process is available at https://www.orau.org/health-physics/training/classroom/marsame.html.

DATES:

31 October–3 November 2022

FEE: $1,995 - The tuition includes the full cost of training and instructional materials in electronic form (PDF). Attendees should bring a laptop or tablet that is Wi-Fi enabled in order to download the instructional materials on the first day of the course. A printed copy of the instructional materials may be purchased for an additional fee ($50) if preferred. The print option can be selected during registration. Attendees will also receive a free copy of the ORAU Professional Training Programs Electronic Library DVD.

LOCATION: Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Laser Safety Officer (LSO) Training

Kentek Corporation. Contact: Rich Greene, 32 Broadway Street, Pittsfield, NH 03263; phone: 800-432-2323; email: rgreene@kenteklaserstore.com; website: https://www.kenteklaserstore.com/laser-safety-training-courses?product_list_mode=list

Kentek offers multiple ways to get Laser Safety Officer (LSO) training including classroom, online, and livestream options. Kentek LSO training courses are based on ANSI Z136.1 "Safe Use of Lasers" standard and taught by Certified Laser Safety Officers. This course will also help prepare those individuals interested in taking the Board of Laser Safety Certified Laser Safety Officer Exam. We provide clear explanations of the details of laser hazard calculations and use EASYHAZ™ LSO laser hazard analysis software as a teaching tool to help develop a more thorough understanding. We also include a detailed review of ANSI Z136.1 "Safe Use of Lasers" standard, the CDRH Federal Laser Product Performance Standard, and OSHA's Technical Manual on Laser Safety Programs. Full course materials include course notes, ANSI Z136.1 "Safe Use of Lasers" standard, a copy of EASYHAZ™ LSO laser hazard analysis software, OSHA Technical Manual on Laser Safety Programs, LSO Resource and Reference documents including sample SOPs, sample written program, self-audit forms, inventory, and accident report forms. All Kentek LSO courses are worth up to 31 CECs from the American Academy of Health Physics.

Classroom Dates:

19–23 September 2022 – Chelmsford, Massachusetts

7–11 November 2022 – Las Vegas, Nevada

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Livestream Dates:

4–20 October 2022

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Online:

Available anytime, taken at individual's own pace and convenience – click for more information

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Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) School and Refresher Class

RSO Services, Inc. Contact: Robert Harrison, PO Box 575, Niceville, FL 32588; phone: 850-651-0777; fax: 866-254-3211; email: info@rsoservices.com; website: rsoservices.com/school

The Radiation Safety Officer course is updated throughout the year for the latest changes in all aspects of being an RSO as approved by the states and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. We specialize in industrial fixed gauges, x-ray sources, naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM), disposals, and more. We have a broad spectrum of customers from all industries: power, chemical, oil/gas, pulp and paper, mining, hospitals, government, radiography, etc. We offer no electives because everything is covered, and course emphasis is given based on the attending students' work field. Please check our website at http://www.rsoservices.com/calendar for the latest school dates and optional on-site training at your facility. Due to COVID-19, we are also offering several Online Webinar classes throughout the year. Textbook, pad, pen, and other materials are included. RSO Services, Inc., can provide your plant any radiation service needed: Wipe/Survey/Shutter tests, meter calibrations, source disposals and replacements, on-site audits, consulting, and more.

2022 DATES:

January–December 2022: Anytime, Anywhere, One-week on-site training at your facility or Online Webinar training specifically for your company (Call us for details)

26–30 September 2022: Fort Walton Beach, Florida (on the white sandy Florida beach)

7–11 November 2022: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee (in the Smoky Mountains)

(Dates Pending–Call us for more information) 2022: Online Webinar Class

FEE: 40-hour RSO class is $1,650 and Refresher Class is $995

 

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