NC OSHERC Continuing Education

37th Annual Occupational Safety and Health Winter Institute

Applied Radiation Protection

This course is closed.

February 27-March 1, 2017
Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village, Daytona Beach, Florida

Elective courseTechnician Certificate Program Elective
Tech exam is Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 11:30 am. Please make travel plans accordingly.

This course will provide the occupational safety and health professional with a practical understanding of radiation protection. Applied aspects of managing and evaluating an effective radiation protection program will be stressed in an easily understandable format geared toward industry, laboratory and health care organizations. This course provides the basic information necessary to function as a Radiation Safety Officer (RSO).

Course Faculty

Roger Sit, PhD, CHP, Radiation Safety Officer, UNC Department of Environment, Health, and Safety, Chapel Hill, NC


The attendee will develop an understanding of the fundamentals of ionizing radiation and its effects upon humans, learn to evaluate exposure potential, understand the application of standards in exposure situations, be able to identify control requirements and applicable control methodologies and gain a working knowledge of the requirements necessary in organizing and developing an ionizing radiation protection program.


Practical aspects of radiation protection; Operational radiation safety experience; Fundamentals of radiological health physics; Types of radiation and sources; Interaction of radiation with matter; Definitions of activity, exposures, units of dose; Biological effects; License regulations and registration requirements; Exposure standards; Radiation instruments and surveys; Waste management, including mixed waste. Math Review and Use of Scientific Calculator will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2017, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

Agenda Topics


ABIH Points: ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 20.0 contact hours which can be claimed for CM credit. Get more information at the ABIH website.

BCSP Points: This course may qualify for BCSP Recertification points. See the BCSP Recertification Guide.

Additional Information


$875, $925 after January 26, 2017


This course is closed.


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For further information on this course, contact the NC ERC office at, or call us at 919-962-2101.

Last updated 01/20/2017