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UK Legislation

This course gives delegates a good working knowledge of the regulations that cover work with and use of ionising radiation.

The regulations that are covered in this session are:

The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999
The Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010 (England and Wales)
The Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (Scotland)
The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transport Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009
The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

This session will focus on meeting the requirements of the regulations in the workplace, and common practices will be discussed, with practical examples used throughout the course, taking full advantage of the experience of the RPA presenting the course. The course covers such topics such key IRR99 regulations, such as the production of risk assessments, local rules, appointment of RPA’s, ALARP etc. It also covers RSA registrations, authorisations, EPR2010 permits and compliance with the standard terms and conditions. Costs in implementing regulatory incentives are covered within the course.

To complete the course, the delegate is given a good introduction to The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transport Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 and The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001 (REPPIR).

This course is aimed at any person who wishes to have a good working knowledge of the principle regulatory areas covering work with ionising radiation.

This course would be an excellent starting course for graduates who are looking to work in the nuclear industry or any commercial organisation who is or is looking to work with radioactive materials and needs to know what is involved in terms of regulation compliance for the purposes of business planning, cost assessment etc. RPS’s whose scope of appointment includes liaising with the RPA in respect of regulatory compliance would also strongly benefit from this course.

 

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Price (ex. VAT): £310.00

Course Duration: 1 Day

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