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All About Radiation Safety – 1-Day

This hands-on radiation safety training course will provide employees with the fundamental knowledge required to work safely in the vicinity of radiation sources (open and sealed).

This course was developed to meet the training requirements of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). Please contact us for more information about having the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada conduct this course at your workplace.

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All About X-ray Safety – 1-Day

Designed for employees who work with and around x-ray sources, this friendly, one-day session will equip you to take effective measures at your workplace designed to protect against excess radiation exposure from x-rays. Your learning is enhanced by a hands-on practical experiment and a video presentation.

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Radiation Safety for Nuclear Gauge Users

This course provides the participant with a fundamental knowledge of radiation, as well as training in radiation safety, radiation measurement and government regulations, all with the main focus on nuclear gauges.

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Why Radiation Protection Makes Sense at Low Exposure Levels

We Need to Think More About Low-level Radiation By Laura Boksman, RSIC Chief Scientist First published in The Province on July 6, 2015, online edition Radiation is all around us. It occurs naturally in our environment, coming to us from the sun, from the soil and foods that we eat, and in the air that we […]

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Occupational Radiation – Champion your own Safety

Radiation safety awareness is not just for patients, but for the physicians and clinical teams treating patients as well. Radiation exposure has a cumulative effect over the course of a physician’s career. In cardiac catheterization labs, interventional radiology suites and electrophysiology, radiation exposure is a significant but often overlooked risk for medical staff. To address […]

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Commemorating the National Day of Mourning

On April 28 we are joining with Canadian workers and their families in the mourning of lives lost at work. Planning our safety program lets keep in mind hazards that are not so visible, like radiation. It did cost 220 miners their lives.

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