Safe Working Practice in the Radiochemical Laboratory

Synopsis
An introduction to good working practices for small and medium-scale users of radioactive materials. Points covered are: 1) forward planning and work/personnel registration; 2) radiation hazards and the principles of protection for sealed and unsealed sources; 3) methods for prevention/containing contamination; 4) entry and exit procedures for the radiochemical laboratory; 5) use of protective clothing; 6) correct handling techniques; 7) good housekeeping procedures and record-keeping as required by the radiochemical inspectorate; 8) monitoring of personnel and equipment.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.
Year of production
1985
Availability
Sale; 1995 sale: £70.00 (inclusive)
Documentation
Accompanying booklet with summary.
Uses
All users of unsealed radioactive materials.
Subjects
Health & safety
Keywords
radioactivity; safety measures

Credits

Director
Colin Grimshaw
Producer
Ruth Osborn
Writer
Margaret Minski; Ruth Osborn
Cast
Margaret Minski 
Peter Grant 

Sponsor

Name

Imperial College Radiation Committee

Distributor

Name

Imperial College of Science and Technology Television Studio

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