Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety Courses


A modularized course designed to provide basic radiation safety instruction. Includes identification of the sources of radiation and radioactive materials, the nature of ionization radiation, biological effects, risk assessment, protection stratigies, environmental impacts, and waste handling. RADS 40A, Radiation Safety Basics, 2 units. Strongly Recommended: Mathematics 65, 71, or appropriate skill level demonstrated through the Mathematics assessment process. RADS 40B, Emergency Response and Monitoring. 1 unit. Prerequisite: Radiation Safety 40A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). RADS 40C, Safety Controls and Regulation, 1 unit. Prerequisite: Radiation Safety 40B (completed with a grade of "C" or higher). 18 total hours per unit. Transfer: CSU Degree Applicable, Credit Grading Option: OP


Radiation Safety

Nan Ho
Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Public Safety Dean

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