Radiological Safety Awareness

Introduction Level Courses 101

Radiological Safety Awareness Training

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About This Course

This is an introductory level course for disaster volunteers to learn the fundamental concepts of a dirty bomb. The goal of this training is to provide comprehensive information to volunteers on radiation and hazards associated with dirty bomb responses. At the end of this training, disaster volunteers will understand the basics of radiation, a dirty bomb, and how to protect oneself against radioactive contamination, and other hazards.

  • Learn about what is a dirty bomb
  • Understand the basics of radiation
  • Know how to protect against radioactive contamination
  • Learn of other hazards associated with a dirty bomb response
  • Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD) “Dirty Bomb” Awareness
  • Immediate Protective Actions
  • Radioactivity Basics
  • Protection from On-site Radiation
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Course hour: 1 hours
Delivery method: Classroom and Online
Intended audience: Disaster workers, volunteers, and community members
Language : English