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Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2)

rso-2-20101Our two-day Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2) training is designed for RSO-1 graduates to reinforce and revive the information learned in the RSO-1 course. If it has been a while since you took your last RSO course, you owe it to your fellow employees to benefit from this highly acclaimed refresher program.

Our RSO-2 course graduates are eligible for the following continuing education credits, if applicable:

 

 

The Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists 11.25 Category A credits *

*CAMRT Credits are recognized by the ARRT, The ASRT, and all Provincial Associations under the CAMRT umbrella.

 

Course Date

Course Location

City, Prov.

Sep 12-13, 2017 Canadian Light Source
44 Innovation Boulevard, S7N 2V3
 
Saskatoon, SK
Oct 26-27, 2017 Sutton Place Hotel
845 Burrard Street, V6Z 2K6
Vancouver, BC
Nov 7-8, 2017 Radiation Safety Institute 
165 Avenue Road, Suite 300, M5R 3S4
Toronto, ON


Contact Information:

Tara Hargreaves
Staff Scientist and Manager of Training
Tel: 416.650.9090 x23 | Fax 416.650.9920 | Email: thargreaves@radiationsafety.ca

How you learn

You learn in a friendly classroom setting over a period of two days. Each day has several learning sessions. Appropriate refreshment breaks are included. Your learning is enhanced by lively discussions and activities.

You will receive a binder containing the course presentation slides.

When you complete the course, you will receive the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada’s Radiation Safety Officer Refresher (RSO-2) Certificate.

Subjects Covered

  • Overview of Radiation and radioactivity
  • Radiation quantities and units
  • Workplace radiation safety program: organization and administration
  • Employee training
  • Licensing of nuclear substances and radiation devices
  • Nuclear gauges and their applications
  • Operating procedures
  • Emergency management
  • Workplace inspections and audits
  • Transport of radioactive materials
  • Key sections of Regulations under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act
  • Discussion workshop: Evaluating a Radiation Protection Program
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