General Radiation Safety Training Course


The General Radiation Safety Training Course covers health effects, types of radiation, limiting exposure, and more. Students will learn how to protect themselves from radiation exposure.



The General Radiation Safety Training Course covers a wide range of topics, including the health effects of radiation exposure, types of radiation, how to limit exposure, and more. Students will come away from the course with a better understanding of how to protect themselves and others from radiation exposure.



Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe ionizing radiation
  • Define radiometric quantities and estimate doses of exposure
  • Review Occupational Radiation Dose Limits
  • Recognize risks and safety behaviors for radiation equipment both for staff and patients
  • Recognize the concept of ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable)
  • Explain the basic principles of radiation protection


  • Medical and dental offices (e.g., X-rays).
  • Hospitals and outpatient treatment centers, including specialty departments
  • Radiology (e.g., medical X-rays and computed tomography (CT) scans)
  • Nuclear medicine.
  • Radiation oncology
  • Interventional fluoroscopy or radiology
  • Cardiac angiography
  • Industrial operations (e.g., radiography equipment for testing materials or products)
  • Research laboratories (universities, colleges, and other scientific institutions)
  • Veterinary facilities

Course Information

  • Course Duration: 30 minutes
  • Enforced by:  OSHA
  • Certificate of Completion: By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate of General Radiation Safety
  • Payment Options: Pay by Credit Card, E-Check, or Invoice