Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material: Introduction to N.O.R.M.

Course Description

N.O.R.M. is a four hour program designed to provide a basic understanding of what is needed to work efficiently and safely while operating, maintaining or entering oil and gas production equipment that may contain Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material. The student is introduced to the subject through a discussion of the nature and effects of N.O.R.M. The monitoring of oil and gas production equipment for the presence of N.O.R.M. and N.O.R.M. quantitative measurement methods are discussed. Control and management techniques are reviewed and practiced.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Monday December 31, 2018


4 hours
Course Availability:
Upon Request

Course Content

  1. Introduction to N.O.R.M.
  2. N.O.R.M. Elements
  3. N.O.R.M. Definitions
  4. N.O.R.M. Exposure
  5. Radiation Measurement Units and Exposure Limits
  6. N.O.R.M. in Oil & Gas Production
  7. Where to Find N.O.R.M. in Oil & Gas
  8. Exposure Control Factors
  9. Working Around N.O.R.M.
  10. N.O.R.M. Storage
  11. N.O.R.M. Disposal
  12. Written Examination

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