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NORM Awareness

Course information

Target group:

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Course Goal: This course aims to provide an awareness of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and provide best practice for managing NORM in oil and gas producing facilities.


Learning Objectives


LO1 Define what is meant by NORM

LO2 Explain what is meant by ‘radioactive material’ and the difference between alpha particles, beta particles and gamma rays

LO3 Identify where NORM is found 

LO4 Describe the risks and hazards associated with NORM

LO5 Explain the purpose of radiation monitors 

LO6 Explain the importance of proper work planning

LO7 Identify control measures that can be used to minimise the risk posed by NORM

LO8 Describe the PPE that should be used when working with NORM

LO9 Explain how to limit decontamination and correctly dispose of NORM


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