Experts of the Radiation Protection Department in the State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (SSTC NRS) held advanced training course for employees of the State Institution “D. F. Chebotarev Institute of Gerontology” and representatives of the National Aviation University. A training course “Radiation Safety in Certain Activities in Nuclear Energy Use” was conducted to study and examine knowledge of the requirements of the legislation, regulations, rules, standards for radiation safety, as well as to master the practical aspects of meeting the requirements for radiation safety and radiation protection.
SSTC NRS experts familiarized the attendees not only with the fundamentals of nuclear physics, but also with radiation protection principles, international framework, ways to protect workers against radiation exposure, and assessment of external and internal exposure. The course also includes the modules such as “Introduction into the Regulatory Control”, during which the provisions of the national legal framework, the concept of safety culture and quality assurance, and “Emergency preparedness” were considered.
Attendees were issued certificates of advanced training according to the training course results and knowledge examination.
Experts of the Center join the specialized training for employees of other organizations not the first time, thus, they are ready to contribute to further professional development of employees in the field of radiation safety.