This online Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) course aims to equip workers who may be exposed to NORM with a basic knowledge and understanding of NORM and the Ludlum 3-97 radiation survey meter. Workers should then be able to safely survey for gamma, alpha, and beta radiation as well as accurately provide clients with the results of NORM surveys.
NATURALLY OCCURRING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL (NORM) ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
NORM and its sources
Annual effective radiation dose limit in Canada
Operation of the Ludlum 3-97 radiation survey meter
How to perform background radiation tests
How to calculate and convert radiation measurements
Gamma, alpha, and beta radiation surveys
How to provide the results of a NORM survey
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 60 minutes.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.