This course is designed to provide awareness level information and safety measures for all personnel working around naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM). It will also cover awareness level information about equipment that has the possibility to become contaminated with radiation.
Awareness level understanding of the sources of ionizing radiation exposure, the natural sources of workplace exposure, and the radiation that results from industrial activity.
Awareness level understanding of the medical and health effects that may occur to one who is exposed to and/or working with and surveying NORM and knowing the emergency responses and securities associated.
Awareness level understanding of how to identify the presence and quantity of NORM, how to evaluate the radiation conditions for worker safety, and how to safely handle or dispose of NORM.