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UNC CharlotteRadiation Safety ProgramMale Radioactive Material (RAM) Workers – New to the Radiation Safety Program The following pages detail the requirements for you to become a radiation worker on campus and have radiation dosimetry issued to you (if applicable by radioisotope).1.You must complete the Environmental Health & Safety online training course entitled“Radionuclide Safety” and score at least 80% on the quiz to pass the training session. See: -environment-training-coursesfor information on how to access and complete the training.2.You must complete a laboratory specific discussion and overview of the specific RAM usage protocols and procedures pertaining to your laboratory with the Authorized User. This is to include a review of specific UNC Charlotte Radiation Safety documents including: Handbook for Radiation Safety, Emergency Procedures, and Material Security & Loss/Theft Procedure. The Authorized User is responsible for ensuring that his/her radiation workers have received adequate instruction in radiation safety principles applicable to specific practices of their laboratory. 3.You must complete the forms detailing any previous known radiation exposure that you have had and provide all associated radiation exposure records. Please forward the completed paperwork to the EHS Office – EHS Building. Please contact the Radiation Safety Officer at 704-687-1111 if you have any questions with this process. RAM packet for male – 7/2018 1
Radiation Worker – Radiation Awareness OrientationOnline Training Package InformationOnline Radiation Safety Training – please complete the online radiation safety course entitled: Radionuclide Safety that isaccessible at the EHS website: -training-courses. The training takes approximately 1 hour and there is a 20 question quiz at the end of the session. The online training covers the following areas:Radiation OverviewElectromagnetic SpectrumRadioisotopes / Half lives / ApplicationsNuclide Safety Data Sheets Four Primary Types of Ionizing RadiationPersonnel Protection and MonitoringALARA – As Low as Reasonably AchievableInverse Square LawTime,Distance, and ShieldingNon-Ionizing RadiationHealth Hazards Associated With RadiationDNA and RadiationIonizing Radiation at the Cellular LevelRadiosensitivity of cells, tissues and organsDamage of high doses of radiationAcute and Chronic ExposuresRadiation – Units of MeasurementDose Limits & Typical DosesNatural and Manmade SourcesRadiation UsageHandbook for Radiation Safety and Nuclide Safety Data SheetsAuthorized UsersRadiation WorkersDosimetry Program – Dosimetry Do’s & Don’tsOrdering RadionuclidesRadioactive Material RecordkeepingSealed SourcesRadioactive Material SecurityRAM SurveysEmergency Response - SpillsEnvironmental SustainabilityOnline Training CompletionName: _____________________

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