Principles of Laboratory Radiation Safety

Thursday, October 4, 2018 09:00to18:00
McTavish 3610 room 430, 3610 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Target Audience: All staff and students required to handle and/or store radioactive materials must follow this course.

McGill students & staff click on register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system.

Non-Mcgill student registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: Basic radiation physics; Biological effects of ionizing radiation; Sources of exposure; Dose limits; Radiation protection principles; Environmental surveillance and dosimetry; Radiation safety management; Safe laboratory work practices; Emergency procedures; Useful radiation safety formulae and how to receive and transport radioisotope packages.

Certification: A course certificate is presented to participants who successfully complete a written examination. If you misplace your McGill Radiation Safety Certificate, there is a $10.00 charge for replacement.

Dates: see calendar below

Duration: 9h00 to 17h30 (9h00-16h00 for the course and 16h00-17h30 for the Exam)

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Cost (Non-McGill): $50 (if paid by PI); $200.00 per person plus applicable taxes for other payment methods.

Examination information: The exam is compulsory for all staff and students under McGill's permit. Course notes, English-French or English-another language dictionary and a scientific calculator are allowed during the exam. The exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and lasts for 90 minutes.

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