Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course is designed to familiarize learners with the health implications associated with non-ionizing radiation, specifically radio frequency (RF) radiation and measures to protect workers from exposure. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
Employees who may be exposed to radio frequency (RF) radiation

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.6

Lesson Objectives

Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety

  • differentiate between ionizing radiation and non-ionizing radiation according to their individual characteristics
  • identify forms of electromagnetic energy found within the electromagnetic spectrum
  • differentiate between uncontrolled and controlled exposure environments by their definitions
  • identify elements of the engineering and administrative controls for limiting personnel exposure to RF radiation
  • identify the purposes of notice, caution, and warning signs as radiation control
  • Course Number:
    ehs_hsf_d14_sh_enus