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Training: Industrial Irradiator Operator

Course Description

The objective of the Industrial Irradiator Operator course is to prepare participants to become licensed irradiator operators.

Participants
This course is primarily intended for participants who are designated to become licensed operators of irradiation facilities. It is also appropriate for facility managers, Radiation Safety Officers and regulatory officials.

Frequency and Duration
This one week course is usually offered once or twice a year and requires a minimum of five participants.

Content

  • Review of Radiation Safety
  • Types of Irradiators and their Use
  • Irradiator Components
  • Safety Systems and Features
  • Machine Operation
  • Maintenance Room
  • Organization and tools required
  • Machine Maintenance
  • Equipment Room
  • Troubleshooting
  • Control Room Organization
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Record Keeping
  • PLC Operation
  • Product Tracking System
  • Personnel Dosimetry
  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Visitor Procedures
  • Source Loading
  • Theory, operator preparation and involvement
  • Tour/Visit
  • Canadian Irradiation Center ( Laval )
  • Basic Industrial Irradiation Dosimetry Course
  • NORTRACK Computer System

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