fire safety
 


[back to training index]

Course Title:
X-ray Safety Training

Course Description:
X-ray Safety Training is a 1-hour session presented by the Radiation Safety Officer and covers safety topics for working with x-ray machines including, but not limited to the following topics:

  • X-Ray Production
  • Types of X-ray Machines
  • Radiation Units
  • Background Radiation
  • Occupational Limits
  • Bio-effects
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radiation Detection Equipment
  • Preventing Accidents
  • Regulations

Who Must Attend?
X-ray Safety Training is required for ALL employees who work with x-ray machines and have not yet attended Radiation Safety Training. It is the responsibility of each Laboratory Supervisor to ensure that his/her laboratory personnel attend X-ray Safety Training. A list of individuals who have already completed this training is available through the Office of Environmental Health & Safety and can be obtained by contacting the Radiation Safety Officer at 863-1738.

When Must Initial Training be Completed?
X-ray Safety Training is required to be completed prior to working with X-ray machines, unless specific approval has been granted by the Radiation Safety Officer at 863-1738.

How Often Must I Attend a Refresher Course?
X-ray Safety Training is required to be completed every 5 years or as recommended by the Radiation Safety Officer.

Trainer Contact Information:
Radiation Safety Officer at 401-863-1738

Related Links:

[back to training index]

Developed by Daniel_Sarachick@brown.edu
Office of Environmental Health & Safety
Providence, RI 02912 Box 1914
Last updated on 08/24/2006