Using computer-based training to facilitate radiation protection review

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In a national laboratory setting, it is necessary to provide radiation protection overview and training to diverse parts of the laboratory population. This includes employees at research reactors, accelerators, waste facilities, radiochemical isotope processing, and analytical laboratories, among others. In addition, our own radiation protection and monitoring staffs must be trained. To assist in the implementation of this full range of training, ORNL has purchased prepackaged computer-based training in health physics and technical mathematics with training modules that can be selected from many topics. By selection of specific modules, appropriate radiation protection review packages can be determined to meet many ... continued below

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Abercrombie, J.S. & Copenhaver, E.D. January 1, 1989.

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In a national laboratory setting, it is necessary to provide radiation protection overview and training to diverse parts of the laboratory population. This includes employees at research reactors, accelerators, waste facilities, radiochemical isotope processing, and analytical laboratories, among others. In addition, our own radiation protection and monitoring staffs must be trained. To assist in the implementation of this full range of training, ORNL has purchased prepackaged computer-based training in health physics and technical mathematics with training modules that can be selected from many topics. By selection of specific modules, appropriate radiation protection review packages can be determined to meet many individual program needs. Because our radiation protection personnel must have some previous radiation protection experience or the equivalent of an associate's degree in radiation protection for entry level, the computer-based training will serve primarily as review of major principles. Others may need very specific prior training to make the computer-based training effective in their work situations. 4 refs.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01 - OSTI; 1.

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  • 8. symposium on training of nuclear facility personnel, Gatlinburg, TN, USA, 23 Apr 1989

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  • Other: DE89008238
  • Report No.: CONF-890470-5
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OR21400
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6267013
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1106191

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Abercrombie, J.S. & Copenhaver, E.D. Using computer-based training to facilitate radiation protection review, article, January 1, 1989; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1106191/: accessed August 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.