Radiation Safety


Course Description

More than 50 percent of Radiation Safety students are offered jobs in a related field before completing their final exam. In 2021, 18 of 22 graduates had secured employment by Convocation.
Radiation safety personnel may be responsible for:

  • Tracking and recording radioactivity levels in various environments.
  • Implementing preventative measures that are critical to ensuring the safety of employees and the public.
  • Overseeing on-site safety and performing safety audits and tests.
  • Conducting inspections of workplace equipment, structures and materials.
  • Training personnel on proper radiation safety measures and procedures.
  • Communicating possible occupational safety hazards.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations.
  • Monitoring and investigating any exposure-related incidents or accidents.
  • Ensuring proper documentation of safety procedures.
  • Fulfilling licensing capabilities, radiation protection planning and transportation of radioactive materials, as required by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

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