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Basic Radiation Safety Fundamentals

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Introduction to Radiation
13 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. Common Examples of Radiation
  3. Important Radiation Terminology
  4. Important Radiation Terminology
  5. Important Radiation Terminology
  6. Important Radiation Terminology
  7. Important Radiation Terminology
  8. Important Radiation Terminology
  9. Important Radiation Terminology
  10. Radiation Exposure Occupations
  11. Types of Radiation Exposure
  12. Review
  13. Review
Atomic Structures
15 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. The Composition of Matter
  3. Solar System Model of Atom
  4. The Parts of Atom
  5. Atomic Particle Mass Comparison
  6. Atomic Forces
  7. Atomic Forces
  8. Atomic Forces
  9. Atomic Forces
  10. Atomic Charges
  11. Ionization Effects
  12. Ionization Effects
  13. Atomic Forces
  14. Review
  15. Review
Characteristics of Ionizing Radiation
37 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. Atomic Structure
  3. Elements
  4. Natural Radioactive Elements
  5. Element: Symbols
  6. Compounds and Molecules
  7. Molecules
  8. Chemical Properties
  9. Nuclear Properties
  10. Radioactive Decay
  11. Radioactive Decay: Types
  12. Radiation Types
  13. Review
  14. Review
  15. Alpha Radiation
  16. Alpha Radiation
  17. Alpha Radiation
  18. Alpha Radiation
  19. Alpha Radiation: Review
  20. Beta Radiation
  21. Beta Radiation
  22. Beta Radiation
  23. Alpha vs. Beta Radiation
  24. Beta Radiation: Review
  25. Gamma Radiation
  26. Gamma Radiation
  27. Gamma Radiation
  28. Gamma Radiation: Review
  29. X-Ray Radiation
  30. X-Ray Radiation
  31. X-Ray Radiation: Review
  32. Neutron Radiation
  33. Neutron Radiation
  34. Neutron Radiation
  35. Neutron Radiation: Review
  36. Comparison of Radiation
  37. Review
Radioactive Materials
29 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. Review: Elements
  3. Review: Elemental Notation
  4. Review: Nuclide
  5. Isotopes
  6. Common Radionuclides
  7. Review Radioactive Decay
  8. Activity Level and Half-Life
  9. Activity Level
  10. Rate of Decay Measurement
  11. The Rate of Decay
  12. The Rate of Decay: Activity Level
  13. Half-Life
  14. Half-Life
  15. Half-Life
  16. Review
  17. The Path of Radioactive Decay
  18. Naturally Occurring...
  19. Naturally Occurring...
  20. Naturally Occurring...
  21. Man-Made Radioactive Materials
  22. Man-Made Uses
  23. Sources of Radiation Exposure
  24. Average Effective Dose Equivalent
  25. Radiation Dose Contributions
  26. Review
  27. Review
  28. Review
  29. Review
Effects of Ionizing Radiation
22 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. Alpha Radiation
  3. Alpha Radiation Characteristics
  4. Alpha Radiation Characteristics
  5. Beta Radiation
  6. Beta Radiation Characteristics
  7. Gamma and X-Ray Radiation
  8. Gamma and X-Ray Characteristics
  9. Neutron Radiation
  10. Neutron Radiation Characteristics
  11. Radiation Hazards to Humans
  12. Ionization's Effect on Atoms
  13. Cell Damage
  14. Ionizing Radiation Factors
  15. The Penetrating Ability of Radiation
  16. Health Hazards of Alpha Particles
  17. Health Hazards of Alpha Particles
  18. Health Hazards of Beta Particles
  19. Health Hazards of Gamma Particles
  20. Gamma Radiation Internal Dose
  21. Health Hazards of X-Rays
  22. Health Hazards of Neutrons
Radiation Units of Measure
30 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. Radiation Terminology
  3. Radioactive Material Measurement
  4. Measuring Radiation Exposure
  5. Roentgen
  6. Radiation Absorbed Dose (RAD)
  7. Roentgen Equivalent Man (REM)
  8. Roentgen Equivalent Man (REM)
  9. Roentgen Equivalent Man (REM)
  10. Roentgen Equivalent Man (REM)
  11. REM Review
  12. Curie
  13. Review
  14. Review
  15. Review
  16. Orders of Magnitude
  17. The International System of Units
  18. The Weighting Factor
  19. The Weighting Factor
  20. Internal Dose
  21. Terminology
  22. Internal Exposure
  23. Effective Dose Equivalent
  24. Committed Effective Dose Equivalent
  25. Dose Rate
  26. Stay Time
  27. Allowable Dose
  28. Terminology Review
  29. Review
  30. Review
Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation
35 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. Ionizing Radiation: Potential Dangers
  3. Ionizing Radiation: Genetic Damage
  4. Mechanisms of Radiation Damage
  5. Direct Action
  6. Indirect Action
  7. Types of Cellular Damage
  8. Review
  9. Review
  10. Review
  11. Health Effects Studies
  12. Biological Response: Factors
  13. Radiation Health Effects
  14. Acute Radiation Health Effects
  15. Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS)
  16. Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS)
  17. Three General Categories of ARS
  18. Review
  19. ARS Consequences
  20. Delayed Radiation Health Effects
  21. Radiation Types
  22. Radiation-Induced Cancers
  23. In-Utero Effects
  24. Radiation Protection Recommendations
  25. Genetic Effects of Radiation
  26. Review
  27. Low Radiation Doses
  28. Low Level Radiation Exposure
  29. Review
  30. Low-Dose Radiation Effects
  31. Review
  32. Review
  33. Review
  34. Review
  35. Review
Basic Concepts of Radiation Protection
40 Slides
 
  1. Section Objectives
  2. Radiation Protection Goal
  3. ALARA
  4. Exposure Hazards Review
  5. Internal Exposure
  6. Primary Protection
  7. Minimize Exposure Time
  8. Stay-Time
  9. Exposure Time Reduction
  10. Exposure Reduction
  11. The Dose/Distance Relationship
  12. Distance and Dose Rate
  13. Helpful Hints
  14. Shielding
  15. Penetration Powers
  16. Gamma Radiation Penetration
  17. Shielding Protection
  18. Internal Radiation Protection
  19. Measures to Minimize Internal Radiation Exposure
  20. Internal Radiation Protection
  21. Detection and Monitoring
  22. Types of Radiation Detectors
  23. Radiation Monitoring Instruments
  24. Personnel Dosimeters
  25. Thermo-luminescent Dosimeters (TLD)
  26. TLD Principles of Operation
  27. TLD Advantages
  28. TLD Limitations
  29. TLD Use and Handling
  30. Review
  31. Review
  32. Radiation Contamination Monitoring
  33. Bioassay Techniques
  34. Bioassay Applications
  35. Common Bioassay Procedures
  36. Review
  37. Review
  38. Review
  39. Review
  40. Review

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