Course Details

Radiation Safety: Open Sources

Event Description



21 March 2018



2.30 pm - 4.00 pm


Designed for:

New and existing research students and staff who are required to work with ionising radiation in the course of their work.  Refresher training for existing Radiation Protection Supervisors.



  • Legal framework for the control of ionising radiation and radioactive substances
  • Use of radionuclides 
  • Hazards and risks presented by radionuclides
  • Practical contamination control
  • Radiation monitoring
  • Emergency procedures
  • Record keeping
  • Environmental protection


Aims/Aimed at


This course aims to outline the requirements of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 and the Ionising Radiation Regulations (NI) 2000.  It is aimed at those using radioactive material in tracer quantities, to provide practical knowledge to enable delegates to handle ionising radiation safely with an emphasis on practical contaminiation control. 

Booking Information


Register for a course via Queen's Online: - Select the iTrent Training link in the list of services for staff


Booking URL: Queen's Online
New Course: Yes
Course Type(s): Health and Safety
Staff Categories: All Staff, Research
Keywords: Safety, Ionising Radiation, Protection, Radioactive Substances, Radiation, Environment, Emergency, Procedures

Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5381