Radiation Worker II
This 24-hour course is designed for students who are involved in the clean-up of radiologically contaminated waste sites. This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of ionizing radiation and its attending hazards. The course includes the following topics:
Properties of Radiation
Sources of radioactive exposure
Health effects of radiation exposure
Posting radioactive work areas
Personal protective equipment
The class consist of both classroom and hands-on activities.
Graduates must pass a written test with a score of 80% or better. This course provides excellent preparation for laborers who will be working in DOE and NRC facilities.