Basic Radiation Safety (BRS)

In Courses


Duration: 2 Days

Cost: £550 plus VAT

Why attend this course?

This programme is tailored for those with very little or no knowledge of radiation safety. It is suited to those requiring knowledge of radiation safety including trainees, industrial radiographers, managers and supervisors. The course is structured to meet national requirements and recommendations. The programme is ideal for those candidates wishing to be certificated in Basic Radiation Safety under the PCN scheme requirements.

Course content

  • Basic radiation physics
  • Radiographic equipment
  • Radiation units
  • Biological effects
  • Dose limits
  • Radiation detection and measurement
  • Protection against radiation
  • Calculations for radiation protection
  • Storage of radiation sources
  • Transport of radioactive substances
  • Appointments and responsibilities
  • Local rules and contingency plans
  • Personal dosimetry
  • Normative documents
  • Ionising Radiation Regulation (1999)