Radiation Awareness Training
Course Code: WTD181
Course Name: Radiation Awareness Training
Department: Environmental Health and Safety
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Audience: Anyone interested in radiation or concerned about radiation exposure.
Session Description: This course is intended for people interested in learning more about radiation on campus and in their daily lives. This is a basic course and does not take the place of annual radiation safety training for those working in laboratories that handle radioactive material.
Session Objectives: As a result of this session, participants will:
- Identify the basic principles of radiation; emphasizing ionizing versus non-ionizing radiation and where it is found in everyday life.
- Understand the hazards of radiation and what is done on campus to make sure we work with radiation as safely as possible.
- Categorize radiation signage on campus and what they mean.