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Handling of Radioactive Materials

COURSE NO: N02-002
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Handling of Radioactive Materials
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on handling of radioactive material including identification, storage and control as well as release and transportation of this material. It also discusses the management and control of solid radioactive waste, radioactive liquids, and airborne radioactivity. Finally, it describes the procedures for monitoring and decontamination of materials, tools, and equipment contaminated with radioactive material.


This 2 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, design and construction personnel, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding on the handling of radioactive materials.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Identification, storage and control of radioactive material
  • Release and transportation of radioactive material
  • Management of solid radioactive waste
  • Control of radioactive liquids and airborne radioactivity
  • Control and monitoring of personal protective equipment and clothing
  • Decontamination of materials, tools and equipment
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 4 of the "DOE Standard Radiological Control" manual, published by the Department of Energy, Publication Number DOE-STD-1098-2008.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Handling of Radioactive Materials (311 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based only on Chapter 4 of this DOE publication. However, if you wish to reference the entire publication, please click on this link: DOE Standard Radiological Control.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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