Who should complete this course?

This course has a pre-requisite. If you have not completed the Radiation Safety Initial Training Sessions (RS102) or an approved equivalent, you will not be able to register for this course. Please check your training records. If you have any questions, please the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at (205) 934-2487.

The UAB EHS Radiation Safety Program, licensed by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) Office of Radiation Control, requires that any UAB employees who work with radioisotopes complete a Radiation Refresher course every three years. If you work with radioisotopes as a part of your job or are a Licensee or Alternate, you must complete this course and pass its assessment. The passing score is 90% or higher. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.


Go to the Campus Learning System to complete this training course.
To access transcripts, log into Learning Locker.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the ultimate responsibilities of the Licensee is.
  2. Review any changes to Radiation Safety policies and procedures.
  3. Implement the proper chain of command requirements for any new personnel.
  4. Complete any required training.
  5. Apply the proper personnel monitoring procedures and devices.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in working with radioisotopes. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.