Subject: Influence of radiation on health and occupational safety (06 - ZR440)


Basic Information

CategoryScientific-professional
Scientific or art field:Environment Protection Engineering
InterdisciplinaryNo
ECTS4
Course specification

Course is active from 19.10.2012..

Introduce students to the specific risks to health and occupational safety where there is a regular or accidental exposure to radiation.
Knowing the risks, regular security measures and procedures in case of accidents at workplaces where there is exposure to radiation.
Types of radiation. Non-ionizing radiation. Influence of electromagnetic radiation on the human body. Preventive measures for safe work when exposed to an electromagnetic field. Lasers. Laser safety. Ionizing radiation. Specific ionization. Detection of ionizing radiation. Ranges. Doses and dosimetry. The effects of ionizing radiation on the human body. The risks of ionazing radiation exposure for specific jobs. Radiation protection of workers in health care institutions. Radiation protection of workers in nuclear power plants. General requirements of safety from ionizing radiation. The organization of the system of protection. Medical surveillance of exposed workers. Procedures in case of high radiation levels.
Lectures. Excercisses. Consultations.
AuthorsNameYearPublisherLanguage
Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), FinlandRadiation Protection of Workers at Nuclear Facilities2005Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), FinlandEnglish
European CommissionRadiation Protection No 160 Technical Recommendations For Monitoring Individuals Occupationally Exposed To External Radiation2009Directorate-General For Energy And Transport Directorate H — Nuclear Energy Unit H.4 — Radiation Protection, LuxemburgEnglish
International Nuclear Safety Advisory GroupBasic Safety Principles for Nuclear Power Plants 75-insag-3 rev. 11999International Atomic Energy Agency, ViennaEnglish
European CommissionRadiation Protection No 166 Evaluation of the Operational Implementation of the Outside Workers Directive2010Directorate-General For Energy And Transport Directorate H — Nuclear Energy Unit H.4 — Radiation Protection, LuxemburgEnglish
Directorate-General for Research EuratomThe Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform2007Directorate-General for Research EuratomEnglish
Hunt L. J.Radiation in the environment2005Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial, San FranciscoEnglish
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
TestYesYes10.00
TestYesYes10.00
Exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes70.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Štrbac Dragana
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Kozmidis-Petrović Ana

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Zoraja Bojana
Assistant - Master

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Mihajlović Višnja

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Mirosavljević Zorica
Assistant - Master

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