NORM – Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material
Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) occurs naturally, however, the way we interact with it in industrial processes like mining, oil and gas production, burning coal, and other activities, makes it more concentrated and an exposure concern for workers. This training module provides an introduction to NORM, potential sources of NORM, how it can be harmful, and how to stay safe.
Module length: approximately 10 minutes
Upon completing this training module you should:
- Understand what NORM is.
- Know what the sources of NORM are.
- Understand how NORM can hurt you.
- Understand how to stay safe when working around potential sources of NORM.
- Successfully complete the Knowledge Checks.