Radiation Safety Training
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Minnesota Department of
Health regulations require that all individuals who work in areas where
radioisotopes are used and/or personal radiation monitoring is
required, must receive radiation protection training prior to working
in such areas, or using sources of ionizing radiation.
Training must cover some or all of the following topics, depending on
whether the trainee is a user of radioisotopes or not.
Required for individuals who handle
radioactive materials. Also, all
medical, dental, veterinary and research x-ray operators must complete
this module for part of their radiation safety training.
Required for all
those requiring access to areas where radioactive
materials are used or stored. This module serves as a prerequisite to
the training listed below.
The Radiation Protection Division (RPD) of DEHS also offers annual
training as a part of its audit processes. For information
regarding the "In-person Radiation
Protection Training", please call: 612-626-6002.