The focus of this manual is to integrate reading and your own experiences and applications regarding PET radiation safety. You will conduct research on PET radiation safety and compile it into a radiation safety manual. This manual should be easy to understand by someone who were to walk into a facility and read it. This manual should include a cover, index and reference page.
The manual should include but is not limited to:
?Emergency numbers (who to call)
oRadiation safety organization (who’s involved)
oOverview of ALARA
oControl of radioactive material
oReceiving and opening packages
oStorage of materials (ie sources, doses..etc)
oLabels on containers
?Handling Radioactive Material:
oDocumentation of facilities and equipment
oWho wears badges?
oWhat kind? (how often are they changed)
oTypes of surveys done
oCalibration of meters