Information and Guide to Radiation Protection Policies and Use of Radiation at UiB
Guidelines for radiation protection and radiation work ensure that UiB follows requirements issued by the authorities. Here are the radiation protection responsibilities and tasks described in more detail.
The company shall immediately notify accidents and abnormal incidents in connection with radiation sources to the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority
Work with radiation sources must be risk assessed, and the risk assessment must be documented in writing.
Use of radioactive sources can cause harm to both people and environment, and work with radioactive sources are regulated by several laws and regulations.
The electromagnetic spectrum is a generic term for everything covering electromagnetic radiation. Radio waves, light and radiation are different types of radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum.
Ionizing radiation has enough energy to harm hereditary material in cells.
Non-ionizing radiation does not have enough energy to harm the hereditary material in cells, but produces heat.
"Radiation protection - ionizing radiation" is a one day course that gives an introduction to radiation protection and the use of ionizing radiation.
E-learning course in radiation protection.
Ionising radiation sources must be disposed of in varying ways depending on the type of radiation source.