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Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.04, Study Guide - Radiological Control Technician
Radiation dosimetry is the branch of science that attempts to quantitatively relate specific measures made in a radiation field to chemical and/or biological ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:20 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.11, External Exposure Control
The external exposure reduction and control measures available are of primary importance to the everyday tasks performed by the RCT. In this lesson, we will ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:06 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamentals Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.13, Study Guide - Radiological Incidents and Emergencies
Many people believe "it can't happen here" or "it won't happen to me" and do not take incident response planning seriously. But, incidents do occur, and ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:17 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.05, Study Guide - Contamination Control
Contamination control is probably one of the most difficult and challenging tasks the Radiological Control Technician will encounter. To have a successful ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:20 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.07, Study Guide - Respiratory Protection
DOE Order 440.1 mandates the requirements for a respiratory protection program contained in 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2. by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:19 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.15, Study Guide - Radiological Considerations for First Aid
"Standard first aid is applied prior to contamination control whenever it is considered to have life-saving value, or is important to the patient for relief of ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:17 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Study Guide Phase I; Module 1.01, Basic Mathematics and Algebra
Radiological control operations frequently require the RCT to use arithmetic and algebra to perform various calculations. These include scientific notation, ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:09 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.19, Study Guide - Counting Room Equipment
An overview of counters, scalers and associated equipment will describe the basic functions of counting equipment used to detect radiation activity. The RCT ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:16 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamentals Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I: Module 1.03, Students Guide - Physical Sciences
This lesson introduces the RCT to the concepts of energy, work, and the physical states of matter. Knowledge of these topics is important to the RCT as he or ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:08 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.01, Study Guide - Radiological Documentation
10 CFR 835 establishes radiation protection standards, limits, and program requirements for protecting individuals from ionizing radiation resulting from the ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 01:58 PM — filed under: , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.18, Study Guide - Air Sampling Equipment
This lesson covers air sampling equipment in relation to types used, operational and physical characteristics, limitations, and methods of sampling. The RCT ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:16 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.12, Study Guide - Shipment Receipt of Radioactive Material
The basis behind the regulations governing the packaging and shipping of radioactive material is to keep radiation and radioactive material from affecting the ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:18 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.08, Biological Effects of Radiation
Within a year after Roentgen's discovery of X-rays in 1895, it was learned that exposure to ionizing radiation could lead to biological damage. Since that ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:07 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.11, Study Guide - Radiological Work Coverage
Jobs performed in restricted areas are usually approved and controlled by radiological control personnel by using administrative and procedural controls, such ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:18 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.10, Study Guide - Access Control and Work Area Setup
This lesson reviews Radiological Work Permits, various types of postings used in radiological areas, setting up radiological areas, access controls, and ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:18 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.09, Radiation Protection Standards
The task of setting exposure limits is both a vital and yet a very difficult undertaking. It is vital because workers must be protected from the harmful ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:07 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.06, Radioactivity and Radioactive Decay
As discussed in previous lessons, there are many different kinds of elements. The atoms of these elements are comprised of a nucleus surrounded by orbital ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 26, 2018 10:47 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.03, Study Guide - Counting Errors and Statistics
Radiological sample analysis involves observation of a random process, one that may or may not occur, and estimation of the amount of radioactive material ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:21 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.08, Study Guide - Radioactive Source Control
A radioactive source is material used for its emitted radiation. Sources are constructed as sealed or unsealed and are classified as accountable or exempt. by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:19 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.16, Study Guide - Radiation Survey Instrumentation
External exposure controls used to minimize the dose equivalent to personnel are based on the data taken with portable radiation survey instruments. An ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:16 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.04, Nuclear Physics
Nuclear power is made possible by the process of nuclear fission. Fission is but one of a large number of nuclear reactions which can take place. Many ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:08 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.10, ALARA
All personnel at a facility must be committed to the ALARA philosophy. The RCT can play a major role in establishing and maintaining that commitment by ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:06 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.17, Study Guide - Contamination Monitoring Instrumentation
This lesson covers contamination monitoring instruments in relation to types used, purpose for, radiation monitored, operational requirements, and specific ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:16 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.14, Study Guide - Personnel Decontamination
In our work environment, one of the major concerns of radiological control is the prevention of personnel contamination. When personnel contamination has been ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:17 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.02, Study Guide - Communication Systems
Good communication is important in everyday life to make sure our message is clear, understood, and received. A clear concise communication eliminates ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:21 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.06, Study Guide - Air Sampling Program/Methods
Inhalation of radioactive particles is the largest cause of internal dose. Airborne radioactivity measurements are necessary to ensure that the control ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:20 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 2.09, Study Guide - Environmental Monitoring
Environmental monitoring plays a large role in the field of radiological control. Environmental monitoring is used to estimate human population doses, ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 03:19 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.02, Unit Analysis and Conversion
A working knowledge of the unit analysis and conversion process is necessary for the Radiological Control Technician. It is useful for air and water sample ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:09 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.12, Internal Exposure Control
Radiological control involves the protection of mankind and his environment from the harmful effects of exposure to radiation or radioactive materials. The ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:06 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.05, Sources of Radiation
Apart from the amount of radiation a worker may receive while performing work, they will also be exposed to radiation because of the very nature of our ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:08 PM — filed under: , , ,
Fundamental Academic Training Instructor's Guide Phase I; Module 1.13, Radiation Detector Theory
In all aspects of radiological control, a knowledge of the characteristic and magnitude of the radiation field is essential in evaluating the degree of ... by Technical Standards Program last modified Oct 25, 2018 02:05 PM — filed under: , , , ,