2020 radiation news
Selected items of radiation and nuclear related news from around the world in 2020
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Online radiation protection course application is live
Published: Aug 11, 2020
Source: Ionactive News Release 11 August, 2020Read more
The Ionactive online radiation protection training application is now live. Read about some of the features and online training course development.
International Radiation Protection Officer (RPO) training course ‘online’
Published: May 21, 2020
Source: Ionactive News Release May 2020Read more
[August 2020 update. The online training engine is now live at online radiation training courses. The first course, online RPO training is nearly complete and will be uploaded during September 2020].
Coming mid-July 2020, Ionactive is releasing an online Radiation Protection Officer (RPO) training course. The origin of this course material is based on the RPO training Ionactive has conducted in UAE, Qatar and Bahrain etc. The face-2-face content has been completely transformed into a rich multimedia experience. Any delegate will be able to buy the course online and then take however they wish, all in one go or perhaps a module a week, its all completely flexible. You will be able to check progress by using the interactive quizzes, take the online final course test and then receive your RPO achievement certificate by direct download. Read more!
Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 - Covid-19 Regulatory Position Statement
Published: May 11, 2020
Source: HSE / ONRRead more
This is a temporary Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) with respect to compliance with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) and Covid-19
Online radiation safety training school
Published: Apr 19, 2020
Source: Ionactive News 2020Read more
Ionactive is working hard to create a new online radiation safety training school. To complement our face-2-face training (currently restricted due to Covid-19), we will soon be releasing a completely new on line training system.
Radiation Medicals & Health Reviews (COVID19)
Published: Apr 02, 2020
Source: UK GovernmentRead more
The UK government, via Public Health England, has released some guidance on conducting medicals and health reviews during the Covid-19 emergency.
The definition of 'safe' is not strictly an engineering term; it's a societal term. Does it mean absolutely no loss of life? Does it mean absolutely no contamination with radiation? What exactly does 'safe' mean?