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Introduction to Radiological Equipment (NC-740)

Introduction to Radiological Equipment

This class is intended to give first responders full understanding of and respect for radiation incidents and the equipment used in detection, and to dispel myths they have heard about responding to a radiation event.

Topics covered include:

  • What is radiation? Where does it come from?
  • Different types of shielding
  • How and why to use potassium iodide (KI)
  • Proper use and set up of dosimeters and PRD badges, and how to record readings, including electronic dosimeters
  • Setup, use, and inspection of portal monitors
  • Setup and maintenance of friskers
Date(s)  Mon. Sep 26, 2022 1300-1700 
Location Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center
1192 US 64 W Business, Pittsboro NC 27312 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By North Carolina Division of Emergency Management 
Primary Instructor Royster, Douglas Jay 
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