NORM RPS Training

NORM RPS Online Training Course (7th – 8th May 2024)

Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) training is our core training product. This version is our 2 day NORM RPS Online training course.

Formal RPS training is a requirement of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17).

This NORM RPS online training course concentrates on the duties, criteria and practical undertakings of the RPS in the Oil and Gas Industries.

Delegates are awarded a formal Certificate of Achievement on course attendance and on successful completion of a quality assured written examination.

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Outline NORM RPS Programme, including the HSE Core of Competence (see below)

Day 1

Radioactivity and Radiation Properties
Radiation Hazards
Radiation Dose and Radiation Quantities
Biological Effects of Ionising Radiation
Understanding Risk and RP Principles
Restriction of Exposure
Area Monitoring
Personal Dose Monitoring
Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment
Introduction to RP Legislation

Day 2

Recap of Day 1
Syndicate Exercises
Personal Protective Equipment (overview and key updates)
RP Legislation (overview and key updates)
Instrument Specific Applications
Company Specific Applications (where requested)
Examination

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HSE core of competence for RPS modules.

1. The nature of ionising radiation and its interaction with tissue, including:

  • the nature of any harmful effects;
  • the principle of restricting exposure to ionising radiation so far as reasonably practicable; and
  • the concepts of internal and external radiation exposure.

2. The quantities used for:

  • measuring ionising radiation, including the units of measurement;
  • activity of radioactive substances; and
  • contamination;
    as appropriate to the circumstances.

3. Relevant measurement techniques, for example:

  • film badge;
  • thermo-luminescent dosemeter (TLD);
  • electronic dosemeter;
  • other personal dosemeter;
  • bioassay;
  • air sampling; and
  • workplace portable monitors for radiation and contamination.

4. Basic legal requirements:

  • the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) and Approved Code of Practice (L121);
  • local rules, their purpose and how to use them to secure compliance with the Regulations;
  • risk assessments;
  • provisions specific to women and young people;
  • designation of people and areas; and
  • appreciation of relevant general health and safety legislation, such as the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

5. The basic principles of practical radiation protection:

  • time;
  • distance;
  • shielding;
  • containment; and
  • good housekeeping;
    and how those principles are carried through in the particular work situation.

6. In-house knowledge, as appropriate:

  • the radiation employer’s safety policy and organisation;
  • the specific functions the RPS would be expected to undertake;
  • relevant dose limits;
  • operational levels set by the employer for the particular workplace;
  • content of the local rules established by the radiation employer;
  • contingency plans; and
  • where help and advice can be obtained.

7. Practical procedures

To be followed in the event of an accident, incident, emergency or other unwanted occurrence, including procedures for reporting adverse incidents.

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NORM RPS Online Training Course (2 days)
£625+VAT
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NORM RPS Online Training Course (2 days)

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Date

07 - 08 May 2024

Time

(on both days)
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost

£625

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RPS Course

Location

Online
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Greg Wells (RA)

Organizer

Greg Wells (RA)
Phone
01929 401040
Email
gregwells@riteadvice.com
Website
https://www.linkedin.com/in/greg~wells/

Greg has is a qualified and experienced Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA). He has worked in this field for 25 years and is director of RITE Advice Ltd which has been trading since 2003. RITE Advice is a corporate member of Market Cross UK Limited.

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