Radiation and X-Ray Safety Training

All Research Safety Training Practicals:

Location: Room 103, Wesbrook Building (6174 University Blvd)

  • Building is secure, the instructor will meet you at the front entrance 15 minutes prior to session start. You will not be allowed to join the session if you are late.
  • Please leave time to find the location and arrive on time. Map link for directions.
  • If you cannot attend a booked session, please cancel as soon as you can so that others are able to register.

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Before attending the session, you must

When attending the session, you must:

  • Maintain physical distance (2 m) from others as much as possible.
  • Wear a non-medical mask.
  • Arrive on time! Latecomers will not be allowed to join.
  • Leave behind all superfluous items. Space is limited so there will not be room for backpacks, laptops, and other belongings
  • Bring your own:
  1. Lab coat
  2. Safety glasses
  3. Pen for writing the final quiz
  4. Lab appropriate clothing – long loose-fitting pants and fully covering liquid resistant shoes

Radiation and X-Ray Safety Training

Which Radiation Safety Course do I need?

If you are… Then take It includes
Faculty, Staff, a visiting researcher or student working under a radiation permit or holding a radiation permit who has not taken the course before Radiation Safety Course
Non-UBC $250
  • 2-3 online modules (quiz for each module)
  • 1-2 assignment(s)
  • 1 practical session (only if working with open source radiation)

Note: Number of online modules/assignments depends on if you work with open source radiation, sealed source or both

Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student working under a radiation permit or holding a radiation permit that has an expired certificate Radiation Safety Course (with Refresher Option in Entry Survey)
Non-UBC $250
  • 2-3 online modules (quiz for each module)
  • 1-2 assignment(s)

Note: Number of online modules/assignments depends on if you work with open source radiation, sealed source or both

Faculty, staff, visiting researcher or student shipping radioative materials or taking radiation devices to sites Transport of Dangerous Goods Class 7 Offered online through BCIT

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