Radiological Training for Accelerator Facilities
At the end of this course, the participant should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the
characteristics of accelerators and the radiological precautions for working at an accelerator facility.
The participant will be able to:
IDENTIFY uses for accelerators.
STATE the type(s) of accelerators at the facility.
STATE type(s) of particles accelerated.
DEFINE prompt radiation.
IDENTIFY prompt radiation sources at the facility.
IDENTIFY activation sources at the facility.
IDENTIFY ancillary sources at the facility.
IDENTIFY activation products.
IDENTIFY engineered and administrative controls at accelerator facilities and
personnel protective equipment.
DESCRIBE each access mode at the facility and access to beam and beam
containment including interlocks and warning devices and systems.
DISCUSS site configuration control program.
DISCUSS special radiological surveys and techniques.
STATE purpose of initial entry survey.
DISCUSS special instruments and measurement techniques.
STATE site requirements for removing material from beam enclosure.
IDENTIFY methods to minimize radioactive waste at the facility. (Facility-
IDENTIFY facility alarms and responses to abnormal conditions. (Facility-