skip to navigation skip to content
Fri 1 Nov 2019
14:00 - 15:15

Venue: Department of Physics, Rutherford Seminar Room

Provided by: Department of Physics - Health & Safety


Booking
There are places available Book a place

Other dates:

No more events

[ Show past events ]



Register interest
Register your interest - if you cannot make any of the currently scheduled dates and would be interested in additional dates being scheduled.


Booking / availability

Physics Health & Safety: Ionising Radiation Briefing for Users of X-Ray Generators
Beginners

Fri 1 Nov 2019

Description

A short briefing for anyone who wishes to use X-ray generators at Department of Physics, University of Cambridge. Required before attending hands-on training on specific X-ray equipment and part of registrations as "Ionising Radiation User" (for details see this page).

Please read "Location" below.

Target audience
  • People using/supervising users of X-ray generators at the Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 1 Nov   14:00 - 15:15 14:00 - 15:15 Department of Physics, Rutherford Seminar Room map Bart Hommels
Objectives

By the end of the session, X-ray users should be able to:

  • Describe the main risks of using X-ray generators
  • Explain why risks must be controlled
  • List the types of measures used to control risks
  • Describe duties for risk control
  • Explain what to do if there is a problem
Aims

To provide information on radiation risks and precautions and the requirements of University of Cambridge (which comply with IRR 2017), in preparation for the attendees receiving hands-on training on use of specific X-ray equipment at the Department of Physics.

To assist in compliance with Department of Physics procedure on managing risks from ionizing radiation.

Format

Presentation

Assessment

There will be a short written quiz at the end of this session. Please bring a pen.

Location

This session will take place in Room 980B on the First Floor of Rutherford Building.

Notes

Participation at the University of Cambridge Safety Office X-Ray Generators and Other Equipment Generating Ionising Radiations is an alternative and will provide exemption from this session. Evidence of other similar training will also be considered - please contact Saba Alai (sa792@cam.ac.uk; 01223 337397).

Duration

One session of one and a quarter hours

Frequency

Twice a term (more sessions will be set up if there is sufficient demand).

Theme
Radiation Safety

Booking / availability