This particular training course is based on a Safety Report on Occupational Radiation Protection in the Uranium Mining and Processing Industry (SR-100), which has been developed as part of the IAEA programme on Occupational Radiation Protection to provide for the application of its safety standards in implementing a graded approach to the protection of workers against exposures associated with uranium mining and processing. This training packages includes information on uranium mining and processing stages and techniques, general radiation protection considerations in the relevant industry, general methodology applicable for control, monitoring and dose assessment, exposure pathways, and radiation protection programs for the range of commonly used mining and processing techniques and includes eleven case studies for different mining and processing stages and techniques, tailings management, transport and decommissioning. The training material is available for download in English and Russian.
The twenty-three modules (available to download in pdf by clicking on the slides below) with case studies intend to assist regulatory bodies and industry operators in implementing a graded approach to the protection of workers against exposures associated with uranium mining and processing. It may also be used by workers and their representatives to encourage safe working practices.
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