Branch “Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology” held a training course “Radiation protection and safety”

September 30 through October 4 the branch ‘Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology’ held a training course on the subjects ‘Special preparation of personnel in charge of radiation safety assurance. Radiation protection and safety’. Lectures and practical studies were held for ‘ALYANS-MEDICA’ Ltd and JSC ‘Ulba ironworks’ (Ust-Kamenogorsk city’) staff members as well as branch IRSE NNC RK staff members were attending the course. Overall, 21 persons underwent the training. As part of the course program trainees were introduced to general notions about types of ionizing radiation, its penetrating capacity and the impact on a human body. Upon completion of the course certificates of a standard pattern were issued.