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Foundation of a Radiation Safety Program (Nuclear)

This webinar focused on the development of a radiation safety program for the purpose of obtaining or renewing a licence with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).

We used the CNSC Nuclear Substance and Radiation Device licence application as a template. The various aspects of a radiation safety program covered: including the ALARA policy, the Radiation Safety Officer, worker designations and training, documentation/records, and strategies for building your program.

Foundation of Radiation Safety

Date and Time: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Webinar language: English

Instructor: Tara Hargreaves, Staff Scientist and Manager of Training, B.Sc., Physics and Mathematics, Guelph; M.Sc., Astronomy, McMaster

Note: Thank you for attending this webinar! I hope you found it to be informative. My apologies for the technical issues, particularly the sound issues at the end of the webinar. Here you will find all the answers to the questions that were asked as well as some useful resources for developing a radiation safety program and applying for a CNSC licence. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me! You can reach me at and 416-650-9090 x23.

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