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Course Details

Curricula Catalog Course Details

Course Title: DOE Radiation Worker II
Type of Course: Radiation Worker II Training
Description: The course curriculum meets and exceeds the requirements for DOE Radiological Worker II certification. This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of ionizing radiation and its related hazards. Emphasis is placed on the use of instruments, survey techniques, and control measures. This course covers: radiation and its properties, sources of radiation exposure, health effects, radiological posting, personal protective equipment, radiation detection instruments, and personal dosimetry.
Training Provider: Laborers' International Union of North America Training and Education Fund
Instructor Qualifications: Experience in construction and/or environmental remediation. Must have taken the 80-Hour Hazardous Waste Worker Course, the Hazardous Waste Basic Instructor Technical Training, DOE Radiation Worker II course and course specific instructor training. Must attend annual instructor refresher training.
Languages: English
Open enrollment: Yes
Delivery Method: Not Applicable
Course Hours: 24
Credits: N/A
Intended Audience: Workers who have experience in construction and may work on an environmental remediation project. Workers who may encounter radiation sources at their work site.
Prerequisites: N/A
Caveats: None
Special Instructions: The manuals are copyrighted and may not be reproduced or used without written permission from Laborers-AGC Education and Training Fund.

Cynthia Herleikson
Laborers' International Union of North America
10 Murdock Road
PO Box 37
Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Phone: 860-974-0800
Fax: 860-974-1459

Course Owner:

Gary Gustafson
Phone: 860-974-0800
Fax: 860-974-1459

Course Materials:

Ionizing Radiation and Its Biological Effects ( Video Tape , 3/94 )

Radiation Worker II ( Manual , 8/1996 , 127 )

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