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40 Hours Basic Radiation Safety-

Industrial Radiographer Training

 

About Basic Radiation Safety – Industrial Radiographer: 

This 40-hours basic radiation safety training is intended to meet State and Federal regulatory requirements for initial training to practice radiography with radioactive materials.  This 40 Hours training course is held in 4 ten (10) hours days. An examination will be given at the end of the course. When completed the course, you will be working as a trainee by the State of TX and all NRC and agreement states.

Syllabus

 

40 Hours - Industrial Radiography Safety Training 

Subject Description: Radiographer Radiation Safety classroom training course is developed to meet the requirements of 25 TEXAS ADMINISTRATIVE CODE §289.226 (Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services, Texas Regulations for Control of Radiation) for personnel operating radiation-emitting devices. After completion of this training course, individuals are trained to handle X-ray machines and Gamma Ray source carrying devices in the industrial application as trainees under a state certified Industrial radiography/RSO. 

Subject Hours: 40 courses time hours (28 hours lecture, 8 hours lab, 04 hours examination) - 40 Credit Hours

Performance Objective:

• Introduction, Course overview, and Industrial Radiography 

• Basic Radiation Physics

• Characteristics of X-ray and Gamma radiation, Quantities of Radioactivity

• Sources of radiation, interaction with matter Unites of Radiation Dose

• Biological effect and Hazards of Radiation 

• Levels of radiation from sources of Radiation  

• Method of controlling Radiation Dose (Distance, Time and Shielding)

• Radiation Protection Programs and ALARA

• Mathematics, Formulas and Problem Solving

• Personal Monitoring Devices

• Use, Operation, calibration, and limitation of Radiation Survey Instrument

• Instrument Lab and Trouble Shooting

• Radiation Survey Techniques

• Industrial Radiographic Techniques Radiation

• Radiation Standards of Protection (10 CFR Part 19 and 20)

Prerequisites:   None,

Required Text Book: Training material is supplied at the start of training and divided into different sections followed by practice worksheets and quizzes. Training books also include “25 TEXAS ADMINISTRATIVE CODE §289.226 (Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services)” for reference. 

Instruction Methods: 1. Lecture 2. Laboratory 

Maximum Student: Instructor Ratio: 15:1

Material and Media References: Industrial Radiography Radiation safety General Dynamic (By ASNT) Industrial Radiography CD, and NDTCS School Text Book 

Daily Content Outline: Day 1 - 4 - Theory in morning  & Afternoon  - Hands-on Training in afternoon Session 

Day 5 -     - Theory in morning session and Examination in afternoon Session 

The basis of Grade: Radiation safety Examination – Passing: 70% minimum

OJT Hours: As per the requirements of employer’s written practice 

Instructional Hours  

40 Hours Industrial Radiography Safety Course

Instructor: Suryabhan Prasad (Mechanical Engineer, Radiation Safety Officer, ASNT NDT /ACCP Level III ET, MT, ML, PT, LT, RT, UT &VT) 

Day 1

Morning Session:

Start Time                           Class Subject                       Class Hours 

8.00 Introduction, Course overview and Industrial Radiography 1.0

9.00 Basic Radiation Physics 1.0

10.00 Characteristics of X-ray and Gamma radiation, Quantities of Radioactivity 2.0

Lunch Break    12.00 -1.00 

Afternoon Session 

1.00      Sources of radiation, interaction with matter Unites of Radiation Dose 1.0

2.00 Biological effect and Hazards of Radiation 1.5

3.30 Levels of radiation from sources of Radiation 1.0

4.30 Review and Assignment of practice Questions 0.5

5.00 Adjourn for the day 

Day 2

Morning Session:

Start Time       Class Subject       Class Hours 

8.00 Method of controlling Radiation Dose (Distance, Time and Shielding) 1.5

9.30 Radiation Protection Programs and ALARA 1.0

10.30 Mathematics, Formulas and Problem Solving 1.5

Lunch Break    12.00 -1.00 

Afternoon Session: 

1.00 Personal Monitoring Devices 1.0

2.00 Use, Operation, calibration and limitation of Radiation Survey Instrument 1.0

3.30 Instrument Lab and trouble Shooting 1.5

4.30 Review and Assignment of practice Questions 0.5

5.00 Adjourn for the day 

Day 3

Morning Session:

Start Time                 Class Subject            Class Hours 

8.00 Radiation Survey Techniques 1.0

9.00 Industrial Radiographic Techniques Radiation 1.0

10.00 Radiation Standards of Protection (10 CFR Part 19 and 20) 1.0

11.00 Regulations of Licensing, Reporting and Enforcement (10CFR Part 30,21,2) 1.0

Lunch Break: 12.00 -1.00 

Afternoon Session: 

1.00 Regulations for Industrial Radiographer (10 CFR 34) 1.5

2.30 Transportation of Gamma Camera and Package Receiving 1.0

3.30 Safe Operation and Emergency Procedures (General) 1.0

4.30 Review and Assignment of practice Questions 0.5

5.00 Adjourn for the day 

Day 4

Morning Session:

Start Time                    Class Subject       Class Hours 

8.00 X-ray Safety for Industrial Radiographer 1.5

9.30 Operation and Control of radiographic Exposure equipment 1.0

10.30 Remote handling Equipment and Storage Containers 1.0

11.30 IRRSP Requirement 0.5

Lunch Break: 12.00 -1.00 

Afternoon Session 

1.00 Storage, Control, and Disposal of radiation sources 1.5

2.30 Safe Operation and Emergency Procedures (General) 1.5

4.00 Record – Keeping for Industrial Radiographer 0.5

4.30 Review and Assignment of practice Questions 0.5

5.00 Adjourn for the day 

Day 5

Morning Session:

Start Time       Class Subject                 Class Hours 

8.00 Review of math and Practice Questions 1.0

9.00 Preparing for Inspections and Common Deficiency 1.0

10.00 Case Histories of Radiography Accidents 1.0

11.00 Review of Final Examination 1.0

Lunch Break: 12.00 -1.00 

Afternoon Session: 

1.00 Final Examination 1.5

2.30 Review of Final Examination 0.5

3.00 Presentation of Training Certificate and Adjourn.