This course provides basic safety training identifying the occupational hazards, level of risk, and accident contingency planning associated with the dental environment where ionising radiation is used. The course is aimed at all members of the dental team most especially persons not authorised to use x-ray equipment.
Radiation legislation obliges dental practice owners and dentists to provide radiation safety training for both users and non-users of x-ray equipment. Safety training should be appropriate to the level of responsibility and tasks performed by persons who are working in the environment of ionising radiation to ensure their safety.
A record of this training should be maintained for at least 5 years.
CPD Points Awarded: 0.5