X-RAY SAFETY OFFICER (XSO) COURSE
A unique 3-day program designed to prepare you to fulfill your legal obligations surrounding X-ray safety in the workplace.
Topics covered include:
- Health Canada Safety Code 35
- Provincial Regulations
- Radiation quantities and units
- Biological and health effects of exposure to X-rays
- X-ray systems, X-ray imaging and safety surveys
- X-rays: radiation made by machine
- Radiation detection
You do not need any prior radiation training or experience to take the course and you will receive the Radiation Safety Institute’s X-Ray Safety Officer certificate upon completion of all course requirements.
HOW YOU LEARN
A dynamic mix of lecture, active discussion, daily assignments and a final exam sets the XSO program apart from any workplace safety course you’ve ever taken. This is supplemented with a training manual which includes copies of all slides and assignments.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
Industry, Labour, Government, Health & Safety Professionals, Industrial Hygienists, Safety Inspectors, Imaging Technologists, Nurses, etc.
By providing a solid foundation in the nature and effects of X-ray radiation, this course will prepare you to be your organization’s qualified X-ray Safety Officer (XSO) and to oversee the safe use of X-ray equipment in your workplace.
NEW IN 2017: XSO REFRESHER
Already an XSO? Has it been a few years since you earned your certificate?
As an active XSO you will benefit from our new one-day course that reinforces your X-ray safety knowledge.
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COURSE FEE AND DATE
$1399 + applicable Taxes
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