The course enables the participant in better understanding the safety concerns arising from the ionising radiation emitted by INF-cargos.

Information about coronavirus in relation to courses, events, etc.

At FORCE Technology, we follow the authorities' recommendations and do everything possible to minimize the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus). This means that we take a number of precautions in our daily lives, which also affect our courses, events, clubs and networks.

Planned courses, events etc. which cannot be held in accordance with the recommendations from the authorities, will, as far as possible, be conducted online. Where this is not an option, we will rebook for a later date. If you have already registered for a course or event, you will be notified by e-mail.

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@force.dk

Participants
The course is primarily aimed at companies and individuals, who handle INF-cargo (primarily INF 1 & 2) either onboard or onshore.

Content

The course is divided into 5 parts:
Part 1
  • Radioactivity and ionising radiation
  • The interactions between ionising radiation and matter
  • Units and relevant quantities
Part 2
  • The biological effects of ionising radiation
  • ICRP-recommendations and dose limits
  • Everyday exposure to ionising radiation; natural and man-made
Part 3
  • Practical radiation protection (distance, time, shielding)
  • Measuring radiation: Equipment and techniques, followed by exercise in measuring radiation
Part 4
  • Transport of radioactive materials: Danish regulations, type B(U)F containers
Part 5
  • Accidents involving radioactive substances

Course gain

Throughout the course, the participants will gain a thorough knowledge and awareness of the safety concerns that arise from the ionising radiation emitted by INF cargos.

Period

The whole course will be conducted in one day.

Course Language

The course is held in Danish and English. If you wish to have the course held in other languages feel free to contact the course secretary.