Learning Objectives: ANSI/ASNT CP-105- 2016  Section 1(1.1-1.4)

Upon completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

  • Understand and explain the historical significance of Industrial Radiography.
  • Explain the aspects and significance of radiation safety.
  • Explain and Differentiate between Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
  • Describe the meaning of ALARA as it applies to industrial radiation exposure
  • Prepare for ASNT (American Society for Non-Destructive Testing) TC-1A Radiation Safety Certification Exam


Learning Activities:

  • 1 Lecture and discussion and unit reading materials
  • 2 Guest Speaker – LBCC Radiation Safety officer (RSO)
  • 3 Radiation Safety Article Review #1

Learning Resources:

  • 4 Significant Historical Figures in Radiography
  • 5 Units of measurement
  • 6 Glossary


  • 7 Guest Speaker Evaluation
  • 8 Article Review #1
  • 9 Quiz #1


Homework Assignment due next Tuesday: Research one Industrial incident that has occurred involving radiation (Gamma source or X-ray)  Write a brief summary (typed, double spaced…) and be prepared to discuss with the class on Tuesday.


Next Week:  Math, Radiation, and a quiz


Unit 1 History & Introduction Printable Word File


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