October 2020 Short Course Listings

Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Training Course and Refresher Class

RSO Services, Inc. Contact: Robert Harrison, PO Box 575, Niceville, FL 32588; 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. Textbook, pad, pen, snacks, and beverages 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.

2020 DATES:

January–December 2020: Anytime, Anywhere, One-week on-site training at your facility (call us for a quote)

9–13 November 2020: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee (in the Smoky Mountains)

FEE: 40-hour class is $1,550 and Refresher Class is $965 (for more information, please click https://rsoservices.com/school/)

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Introduction to Radiation Safety Online Training Course

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 contains 14 modules designed to provide an introduction to the basic science behind radiation safety and to common applications of radiation safety principles. Topics include a description of common radiation sources, interactions of radiation with matter, biological effects, detection, and measurement. Videos emphasize radiation detection and measurement techniques using both fixed and portable instrumentation. The American Academy of Health Physics grants 24 Continuing Education Credits for completion of this course. A list of the modules included in the course along with instructions about the registration process is available at https://www.orau.org/health-physics/training/online/introduction-to-radiation-safety.html. Enrollment in an online course will still include question-and-answer sessions with the PTP instructor-led team, similar to what you would experience in the classroom training.

FEE: $1,197—The tuition includes access to the course materials via the ORAU Learning Management System (LMS).

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Site Characterization Online Training Course

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 who will be responsible for the oversight and planning of the surveys leading up to remediation and final status survey (FSS) determining data needs, and data evaluation and reporting. Although general concepts from MARSSIM are included in the course, experience or previous training using MARSSIM is not a prerequisite. Much of the course involves planning sessions and individual and class exercises. Topics include site assessment, surveys for radiological and chemical contaminants, data quality objectives and assessments, safety evaluations, planning, and budgeting. The American Academy of Health Physics grants 40 Continuing Education Credits for completion of this course. A list of the modules included in the course along with instructions about the registration process is available at https://www.orau.org/health-physics/training/online/site-characterization.html. Enrollment in an online course will still include question-and-answer sessions with the PTP instructor-led team, similar to what you would experience in the classroom training.

FEE: $1,995—The tuition includes access to the course materials via the ORAU Learning Management System (LMS).

 

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