MUSC Radiation Safety Training for Irradiator Operators
The course for Irradiator Operators supplements the operational instruction individuals are required to receive from their supervisor regarding the use of the specific irradiator they will use. The online training includes general instruction on radiation protection principles, regulatory limits, health effects and emergency procedures.
To receive authorization to use the Blood Bank Irradiator you must:
1. Obtain irradiator operation instruction from your supervisor
2. Review the Online Training Course for Irradiator Operators
3. Complete the Radiation Safety Test for Irradiator Operators
4. Have your supervisor complete a Training Certificate for Irradiator Operators
5. Submit signed copies of the Test and Training Certificate to the Radiation Safety Office
To receive authorization to use the Hollings Research Irradiator you must:
1. Review the Online Training Course for Irradiator Operators
2. Complete the Radiation Safety Test for Irradiator Operators
3. Submit a signed copy of the Test to the Radiation Safety Office
The Radiation Safety Test is accessed through the last slide of the training course. The test is a twenty question multiple-choice and true-false test designed to assess an individual's comprehension of the material presented in the online training course. You must answer at least 80% of the test questions correctly to pass the test. The Radiation Safety Office will notify you of your score once you submit the test.