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.
  • Radiation health effects
  • Types of radiation
  • Shielding
  • Radioactive substance activity
  • Damage from radiation exposure
  • Radiation interaction with the body
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
  • Employees, managers, and supervisors in BC manufacturing and food processing where radiation is used.


Register for online Radiation Awareness eLearning 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.
Estimated Time to Complete: 2 hours.