Radiological Health


Course Number
CHL5907H
Series
5900 (Occupational & Environmental Health)
Format
Field-Based, Lecture, Project, Seminar
Course Instructor(s)
Paul Bozek

Course Description

  • Basic physics of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation;
  • The sources of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation in the workplace;
  • The methods and instrumentation for measuring all relevant energies;
  • The engineering, administrative and personal protective devices available for the reduction of exposure; and
  • The units and standards used in various jurisdictions.

Course Objectives

  • To understand basic concepts in ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, and thermal stress;
  • To understand the methods and instrumentation for measuring all of the relevant physical stressors and energies;
  • To understand the engineering, administrative controls and personal protective devices available for the reduction of hazards from physical agents;
  • To gain knowledge of the units and standards in various jurisdictions applicable to physical agents.

General Requirements

  • None