Naturally occurring radionuclides are present in varying concentrations in the Earths crust and can be further concentrated and enhanced processes associated with recovery of oil and gas.
Uncontrolled activities associated with regulated concentrations of NORM can contaminate the environment and pose a risk to health.
7 Steps to Managing NORM
Make sure your staff are educated and safe
Understand your processes and where to find it
Use the right tools to measure how much
Collect enough data and determine quantities
Understand the radiation requirements for your business
Inform your business of radiation issues
Put in place the required management processes and plans
Working Safely with NORM course
Radiation Professionals Australia has launched a Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) Awareness course to assist companies that need to be aware and manage NORM, this is a growing requirement in the industry.
Successful completion of this course provides you with the necessary knowledge for Working safely in a radiation environment, while under the supervision of licenced personnel.