Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) Awareness Training Online

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) Awareness Training Online

NORM Awareness Training provides awareness-level information about Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material, or NORM, for people who may be exposed to the material in the course of their work.

Course Duration
35 minutes



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NORM Awareness Training will teach users what NORM is and where it is found. They will also learn about the hazards of NORM and how to protect themselves from adverse health effects.

Who Needs NORM Awareness Training?

NORM Awareness Training is designed for workers who may be exposed to NORM and their supervisors.

Course Outline

About Norm

  • What is it?
  • Radiation
  • Regulations

Where is Norm Found?

  • Oil, gas, mining industries
  • Other industries
  • Contaminated equipment
  • Consumer products
  • Radon

Dangers to Workers

  • Workers at risk
  • Means of entry into the body
  • Health effects

Detection and Monitoring

  • Purpose
  • Exposure limits
  • NORM monitoring program
  • Monitoring methods
  • Competent person
  • Reporting and record keeping
  • Reassessment

Worker Protection

  • Worker protection process
  • Radiation protection principles
  • Boundaries
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Equipment decontamination
  • Storage and disposal
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Personal hygiene
  • Training