Legal Requirement for Radiation Protection Training
Regulation 35 of the Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Regulations, 2019 requires that appropriate education, training and information in the field of radiation protection is provided for all employees (or students / apprentices) working with sources of ionising radiation. In order to assist our clients in complying with this legal obligation, Radiation Safety Ireland can develop and provide in-house bespoke training courses at your site or provide training courses online or remotely for your convenience.
Our Training Courses
Radiation Safety Ireland can address all your radiation safety training needs through the provision of our in-house, remote or online training courses. Examples of such training courses are as follows.
The course content of the above radiation safety training courses can be amended or combined to create a bespoke training course to fulfil all of your organisation’s training requirements. Radiation Safety Ireland’s training courses are recognised by the EPA and include formal certification after completion of the learning assessments at the end of each module.
Radiation Protection Adviser Services
The Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Regulations, 2019 (SI 30 of 2019) requires that all businesses working with sources of ionising radiation have arrangements in place for consultation with a 'Radiation Protection Adviser' on certain matters.
The Radiation Protection Adviser must be a qualified expert who has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as being a competent person to undertake this role. They must be in possession of a valid Certificate of Competence by the EPA.
Radiation Safety Ireland provide a full Radiation Protection Adviser service to assist persons working with sources of ionising radiation to comply with this legislation. Ongoing technical advice and guidance as well as a range of practical services can be provided as follows:
- Radiation Protection Adviser Service
- Radiation Compliance Audits
- Radiation Safety Procedures and Radiation Risk Assessments
- Radiation Dose Rate Measurements and Surveys
- Leak Testing of Sealed Sources
- Contamination Monitoring
- Radiochemical Analysis of Radioactive Materials
- Lab and Radioactive Waste Clearance Surveys and Certification
- Development of Emergency Intervention Plans
Radiation Protection Training Services
There is a legal requirement under the Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2019 for radiation protection training for all persons who work with sources of ionising radiation or X-ray equipment. Radiation Safety Ireland is the leading provider of radiation protection training services in Ireland and offers a wide range of training courses to fulfil client needs. Courses can be provided in house on the client’s site, remotely via Microsoft Teams or online at a time and date that suits you, offering complete flexibility over how and when the training is undertaken.