Training courses on the subject «Special Training of the Personnel Responsible for Radiation Safety. Radiation Protection and Safety.» arranged for the employees of the RSE NNC RK

Training courses on the subject «Special Training of the Personnel Responsible for Radiation Safety. Radiation Protection and Safety.» arranged for the employees of the RSE NNC RK took place in the branch «Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology» at February, 17-20 2020. In total, 41 employees attended lectures and practical trainings.

The courses involved questions related to the legislative framework in the area of radiation safety of RK, basic concepts of radioactivity and types of ionizing radiation, registration methods and equipment (radiometers, spectrometers, dosimeters), biological effects of ionizing radiation exposure and professional exposure control. The issues of radioactive wastes handling and decontamination methods were considered. Practical training included inner exposure dose calculation and assessment for personnel and population, as well as calculation of the thickness of shielding required for protection against ionizing radiation.

Upon completion of the training course, acquired knowledge was assessed, and upon the results duly executed certificates were issued.