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2017 X-RAY SAFETY OFFICER FOR WESTERN CANADA


Xray FrontX-RAY SAFETY OFFICER (XSO) COURSE
A unique 3-day program designed to prepare you to fulfill your legal obligations surrounding X-ray safety in the workplace.

Topics covered include:

  • Health Canada Safety Code 35
  • Provincial Regulations
  • Radiation quantities and units
  • Biological and health effects of exposure to X-rays
  • X-ray systems, X-ray imaging and safety surveys
  • X-rays: radiation made by machine
  • Radiation detection

PREREQUISITE
You do not need any prior radiation training or experience to take the course and you will receive the Radiation Safety Institute’s X-Ray Safety Officer certificate upon completion of all course requirements.

HOW YOU LEARN
A dynamic mix of lecture, active discussion, daily assignments and a final exam sets the XSO program apart from any workplace safety course you’ve ever taken. This is supplemented with a training manual which includes copies of all slides and assignments.

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WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Industry, Labour, Government, Health & Safety Professionals, Industrial Hygienists, Safety Inspectors, Imaging Technologists, Nurses, etc.
By providing a solid foundation in the nature and effects of X-ray radiation, this course will prepare you to be your organization’s qualified X-ray Safety Officer (XSO) and to oversee the safe use of X-ray equipment in your workplace.

NEW IN 2017: XSO REFRESHER
Already an XSO? Has it been a few years since you earned your certificate?
As an active XSO you will benefit from our new one-day course that reinforces your X-ray safety knowledge.

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COURSE LOCATION
The Sutton Place Hotel, 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2K6

REGISTRATION
Choose one of the following options

1. Click here
2. Email us at info@radiationsafety.ca
3. Call us at 416-650-9090 ext.21
4. Fax us at 416-650-9920

 
COURSE FEE AND DATE
$1399 + applicable Taxes

Find the brochure here.

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