Radiation Awareness

This online course introduces radiation and radiation safety to people who work in environments where radiation is used. It is also a great course for anyone who wants basic knowledge about radiation safety.

Radiation Awareness teaches the impact of radiation in manufacturing and food processing. It also provides an introduction to the radiation regulatory framework in Canada.

Goals and Objectives
  • Define the various types of radiation and how it is measured.
  • Describe how radiation affects the body and dose limits.
  • Identify common radiation exposures and potential risks.
Topics
  • Radiation health effects
  • Types of radiation
  • Shielding
  • Radioactive substance activity
  • Damage from radiation exposure
  • Radiation interaction with the body
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Audience
  • Employees, managers, and supervisors in BC manufacturing and food processing where radiation is used.

Online Learning

Register for Joint Health and Safety Committee training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.

Training Bundle

Choose the JHSC Training Bundle for more than 8 hours of combined Joint Health & Safety Committee essentials online training, including:

  • Joint Health and Safety
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Incident Investigation

Interested in Radiation Awareness training?

If you would like to learn more about this training please contact us at 604.795.9595 or fill out our form.

A representative from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC will be in touch to arrange training for you.