Radiation Training

Access Radiation Training


This web-based training provides basic information on a wide-range of topics, including safe work practices, operational guidelines, and radiation surveys. All radioisotope users must successfully complete this on-line training program. It supplements laboratory-based training that is provided and documented by permit holders.

Curriculum Covered

This course is divided into two major sections:

  1. Radiation and the Environment (Introduction to Radiation)
  2. Laboratory Radiation Safety
    • Part A: Introduction
    • Part B: Time, Distance & Shielding
    • Part C: Personal Protective Equipment
    • Part D: Preparing your work area
    • Part E: Safe work practices
    • Part F: Cleaning up your work area
    • Part G: Contamination Surveys
    • Part H: Smear Wipe Surveys
    • Part I: Radiation Surveys
    • Part J: Spills


Successful completion of this training program requires the successful completion of individual module quizzes and a final exam. The final exam covers the entire material presented; therefore, it cannot be taken until you have successfully completed each of the modules. You must score 80% in all quizzes and the final exam to successfully complete the course.

Computer Requirements

This course can be taken from either a PC or MAC. Minimum requirements are:

  • An internet connection
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher
  • Macromedia Flash Player Plug-In
  • Speakers to hear the audio

Training Program

Training Validation (Restricted Access)

Additional Training Resources

Contact the Chemical Control Centre

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Chemical Control Centre
 B37 Essex Hall
Phone: (519) 253-3000 ext. 3523
Fax: (519) 973-7013
Email: ccc@uwindsor.ca