24 Hour Radiation Safety Officer

24 Hour Radiation Safety Officer

April 30 – May 2, 2024 – ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS

May 14 – 16, 2024 – CLASS IS NOW FULL


When registering for a class, please make sure you fill out the form in its entirety or it will not process.  Due to social distancing guidelines seating is limited, please register early to guarantee a spot in the class.

The 24-Hour course content is based upon regulatory guidance documents to include the NUREG 1556 Series.   This would satisfy training requirements for most non-medical Radiation Safety Officers to include:

  • Academic
  • Analytical and Industrial X-ray
  • Fixed and Portable Gauge
  • Industrial Radiography
  • Irradiators
  • Research and Development
  • Well Logging Supervisors

The lesson plan shall include:

  • Basic radiation fundamentals
  • Proper use of radiation and contamination survey instruments
  • Management and Development of a Radiation Safety Program
  • X-ray device safety and regulatory requirements
  • Licensing and Registration of sources and machines
  • Licensed Material Security
  • Applicable regulations as found in 10CFR Parts 19, 20 and 30
  • Specialized instruction as required from Parts 34, 36 and 39
  • DOT requirements in accordance with 49CFR 172, Subpart H
  • Radiation surveys and leak testing
  • Emergency response
  • Practical exercise that includes demonstrations with actual sources and devices

A Certificate of Completion will be provided upon completion of the final exam describing the appropriate regulatory reference(s).

Position Replacement:
AHP can provide interim staffing personnel to include radiation safety officer, radiation safety technician and/or health physicist on a short or long term basis.



Apr 30 2024 - May 02 2024


8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Course Cost



Applied Health Physics
2986 Industrial Blvd. Bethel Park, PA 15102


Applied Health Physics