Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Ionizing Radiation Safety Training Course


Our OSHA Ionizing Radiation Safety course trains participants to understand different sources of ionizing radiation from workplaces and how to mitigate the risks and dangers for workers and general people.

Some of the sources of such radiations include: primary health centers, private and government hospitals, dentist offices, pathological labs, research institutes, nuclear power reactors and allied facilities, nuclear weapon production centres and other manufacturing units.

Students will get to understand the effects of such radiation on the health of workers and how such health impacts can be minimized and procedures to control radiations.

Governing regulations

Our online safety training course intends to satisfy the training processes of OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1096 Ionizing Radiation Hazards general industry standard.

Course Overview

This online training safety course covers safety standards, types of radiations, different control measures, health impacts and effective measures to reduce the radiation to protect workers falling victim to unprotected ionizing radiation hazards.

Who Must Take this Course?

Workers who are exposed to ionizing radiation hazards and other supporting staff who may get the impact of radiation can join this online certification course which helps them to remain safe and also secure career enhancement due to additional safety qualification.

Course Format

Students joining our OSHA Ionizing Radiation Hazards Training course will be provided with expert-written content, audio and graphical explanations and also self-check question bank for better preparation for the final exam.

All successful candidates will get completion certification and also a printable wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each candidate will get 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) for completing this training.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Ionizing Radiation Standard Safety Training
    • Regulatory Institutions and Agencies
    • Key Terms
  • What Is Radiation?
    • Ionizing Radiation Versus Non-Ionizing Radiation
    • Types of Ionizing Radiation
    • Alpha Particles
    • Beta Particles
    • Neutron Radiation
    • Gamma Rays and X-rays
  • Ionizing Radiation Exposure
    • Sources of Radiation
    • Natural Radiation
    • Man-made Radiation
    • NORM
    • TENORM
    • Exposure Pathways
    • Routes of Internal Exposure
    • Chronic Exposure
    • Acute Exposure
    • Health Effects of Exposure
    • Health Effects of Exposure – Cancer
    • Health Effects of Exposure – Genetic Mutation
  • Safety and Health Programs and Practices
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Employee Responsibilities
    • Employee Training
    • Record Keeping
    • Radiation Emergencies
    • Caution Signs and Labels
    • Caution Signs and Labels – Exceptions
    • Immediate Evacuation Warning Signal
    • Immediate Evacuation Warning Signal – Design Parameters
    • Notification of Incidents
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam