Course

NORMA Awareness (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials)

Duration

Two (2) hours

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The course designed to provide awareness and define NORM, where it occurs, hazards and controls to mitigate risk and by completion of the program delegates must be aware of;

  1. NORM SP1170 definitions
  2. Basic radiation theory
  3. Health and Environmental risks – Who is at risk, how, when and why?
  4. Precautionary principle associated with certain maintenance and well servicing activities that must include monitoring for NORM using approved meters.
  5. NORM controls to mitigate the risk, e.g. PPE, Hygiene and Time, Distance, Shielding.
  6. Disposal arrangements for NORM contaminated equipment and sludge to the Bahja NORM Yard.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

PDO and contractor personnel who will perform maintenance or servicing activities on equipment that has conveyed or stored production fluids (oil, water or gas)

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  1. Define what is NORM and the risk during maintenance activities
  2. Explain where NORM may deposit, the precautionary principle and basic monitoring
  3. Precautions to follow if NORM is identified above the Company limits

ACCREDITATION

PDO Petroleum Development Oman