X-ray Safety in the Workplace



X-Ray Safety in the Workplace

The X-ray Safety in the Workplace course is an awareness-level course to help learners understand how X-ray technology is used in the manufacturing and food processing industries and how to increase safety around this equipment. It is an essential building block for anyone seeking to play a constructive role in making their workplace healthy and safe.

Goals and Objectives

By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand how x-ray technology is used and regulated in the workplace
  • Understand the radiation protection principles and the concept of ALARA
  • Identify x-ray hazards in the workplace
  • Identify and apply x-ray safety control measures to ensure ALARA
  • Identify x-ray safety responsibilities within the company’s safety program
  • Understand your role in maintain and improving safety culture in your organization
  • Introduction to x-ray technology
  • X-ray health and safety
  • X-ray hazards
  • Safety control measures
  • X-ray safety program
  • Safety culture

This course is intended to reach a wide audience, including front-line employees, supervisors and managers in the manufacturing and food processing industries.


Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.


Register for online X-Ray Safety in the Workplace 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.