APS-289-TE Radiation Safety Officer
This exam tests the knowledge that is needed for an individual to serve as a radiation safety officer (RSO) at a non-medical radioactive material license facility. It focuses on the subjects required to meet the classroom provisions of 10 CFR 33.15. Topics include radiation fundamentals, health risks, regulations, licensing, regulatory enforcement, external and internal dosimetry, shielding, radiation protection, ALARA, instruments, use of x-ray equipment, radiation surveys, statistics, quality assurance, DOT shipment/receipt of radioactive materials, program management, record-keeping, emergency response, and inspections.
Semester Hours: 3