Virtual Seminar on "Diagnostic X-Ray Technology" for West African Countries

December 11th, 2021 — 

The US NRC Radiation Source Regulatory Partnership (RSRP) just completed a virtual training seminar on “Diagnostic X-Ray Technology” for regulators in West Africa. The seminar provided an overview of X-Ray physics, X-Ray tube design, CRCPD/IAEA/USNRC Safety Standards, X-Ray Facilities Licensing and Inspections, X-Ray Room Design, and Image Capture Technology. The seminar was conducted in two sessions, on November 22 and December 10, 2021, with each session lasting approximately two hours. Seminar attendance included ten regulatory staff from Chad, Côte D’Ivoire, the Republic of the Congo, and Senegal.