Technical Guidance

This is the foundation stone of our new technical guidance section. Here we will feature data and articles on radiation shielding, frequently asked questions (FAQ), monitor performance, specific gamma ray constants, mathematical derivations - indeed everything we have personally found useful from our tool kit. The resource will be gradually uploaded here from time to time. Have anything suitable that you would like to see featured here?

  • What is a Radiation Protection Officer (RPO)?

    Published: Oct 03, 2021

    Source: Ionactive Consulting Radiation Protection Resource

      Tags:
    • RPO
    • Radiation Protection Officer
    • Radiation Protection Officer Training
    • online RPO training course

    A Radiation Protection Officer (RPO) is a specialist in radiation protection defined in the UK and also by IAEA. This resource explains the role of the RPO within UK universities, and the slightly different role within companies using ionising radiation around the world.

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  • Broad beam X-ray (pulsating potential) Transmission through Concrete (50-300 KV) Fig 4.3(1)

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • Broad beam transmission of gamma rays from Na-24 through iron, lead and uranium Fig 4.4 (1)

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • Physical, biological and effective half-life

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • Radioisotope Beta Skin Contamination Dose Rates

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • Skyshine – radiation scattering around and over shielding

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

      Tags:
    • Skyshine
    • Radiation Shielding
    • Open top radiography
    • Radiation scatter
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