Radiation safety training lab practical

Subjects covered

  1. Fume hood
    • Use of tray and absorbent material
    • Where to get tray
    • Shielding setup
    • Fume hood markings(radiation warning)
  2. Fume hood work procedures
    • Use of gloves
    • Sash heights
    • Alarms
    • Remote handling
  3. Benches
    • Placement of tray and absorbent material
    • Area warning marks
    • Shielding
    • Centrifuges
  4. Storage
    • Warning markings
    • Security
    • Inventory requirements
    • Inventory forms
      1. Were to get
      2. How to fill out inventory forms
      3. Location of inventory
  5. Waste
    • Containers (where to get)
    • Placement and marking of radioactive waste containers
    • Segregation
    • Solid
    • Liquid
    • Scintillation Vials
    • What goes into waste
    • How to fill out inventory forms when disposing of radioisotope
  6. Contamination monitoring
    • Area drawings
    • Contamination monitoring forms
    • a. Where to get forms
    • Monitoring techniques
      1. Type of wipe
      2. Solvent
      3. Were to wipe
      4. Area of wipes
      5. Placement in LSC vial
      6. Reporting results
  7. Emergency procedures
    • Decision to clean up or call for help
    • Identifying and marking spill
    • Clean up techniques
    • Reporting requirements
  8. Portable instruments
    • Difference between contamination monitor and dose rate monitor
    • Requirement for monitors
    • Operation of various monitors
    • Efficiency of monitors
      1. a. C-14
      2. b. Sr-90 (P-32)
      3. c. Labels
  9. Monitoring techniques with portable instruments