Radiation Safety: Bioeffects Protection and Standards & Radiation Detection


This presentation by Nelson Couch, Ph.D., CIH, CSP, Triangle Health & Safety, Inc. gives you an overview of radiation detection, bioeffects, protection and standards.

Educational Objectives
Define terms related to nuclear and ionizing radiation hazards.
Recognize and discuss the various forms of ionizing radiation.
Recognize and discuss the biological effects of ionizing radiation.
Discuss the key elements in protection against ionizing radiation hazards.
Discuss the key elements in a nuclear weapon and a radiological dispersal device.
Select appropriate ionizing radiation detection instrumentation.
This course is provided by the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness Center. You will need to complete a separate registration to have access to this course. Click the course title, then choose register on the course page. When you have finished, print off your certificate from North Carolina, then return to the LMS and choose Mark Complete from the action menu in the Learning Plan in your Workspace.