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Radiation Safety

Introduction
Background Information
X-Radiation
Gamma Radiation
Health Concerns

Radiation Theory
Nature of Radiation
Sources of High Energy Rad
Rad for Industrial Radiography
Interaction with Matter
Activity and Intensity
Decay and Half-life
Ionization
Radiosensitivity

Rad Quantities and Units

Biological Effects
Biological Factors
Stochastic (Delayed) Effects
  -Cancer
  -Leukemia
  -Genetic Effects
  -Cataracts

Nonstochastic (Acute) Effects
Symptoms

Safe Use of Radiation
NRC & Code of Federal Regs
Exposure Limits
Controlling Exposure
  -Time-Dose Calculation
  -Distance-Intensity Calc
HVL Shielding
Safety Controls
Responsibilities
Procedures

Survey Techniques

Radiation Safety Equipment
Radiation Detectors
Survey Meters
Pocket Dosimeter
Audible Alarm Rate Meters
Film Badges
Thermoluminescent
   Dosimeter

Video Clips

References

Quizzes

Radiation Safety Quizzes

These quizzes draw from the same database of questions and differ only in the number of questions presented. Each time a quiz is opened, a new set of random questions will be produced from the database. The Collaboration for NDE Education does not record the names of individuals taking a quiz or the results of a quiz.

20 Question Radiation Safety Quiz

35 Question Radiation Safety Quiz

50 Question Radiation Safety Quiz