Radiological Training for Accelerator Facilities
Normal or open access mode
Beam area is not interlocked and beam cannot
Explain that this classroom
operate. Access to these areas is unrestricted
training does not by itself qualify
after a radiation survey to identify and isolate
trainees to make controlled
areas of activation or contamination.
access. Additional facility-
specific training (hands-on
Search & secure mode
practice factors?) is required.
Describe how trainees may obtain
Operators physically search enclosures prior to
beam operation to ensure that no personnel
remain in the enclosure when it is secured for
Discuss accountability for those
Controlled access mode
a. Beam area: Beam area has been searched
and secured and remains interlocked,
however, beam cannot operate.
Limited personnel access is allowed. There
is no search of area following the access.
b. Procedure: Controlled access procedure
Convey this by facility-specific
demonstration or video.
Certain devices, (e.g., magnets) may be
energized to allow testing. Limited personnel
may access but must be aware of hazardous
conditions (e.g. electrical power).