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SGS NDT technician passed the Chinese Radiation Safety Course and Examination

06-02-2009 07:35 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

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Danny Yung, SGS NDT Technician

Danny Yung, SGS NDT Technician

SGS is pleased to announce that SGS Non-Destructive Testing Technician, Mr Danny Yang, successfully passed the Chinese Radiation Safety Course and examination. The Radiation Safety Course by SGS is designed to teach SGS technicians to work with radiation sources in a safe and efficient manner.

The course teaches general rules, procedures and responsibilities for personnel working with radiation. Radiation safety may seem simple in principle, but accidents involving over-exposure from gamma sources and x-rays occur at a rate that demands vast improvement. For SGS it is very important to demonstrate to both SGS personnel and SGS clients that safety ALWAYS comes first!

Radiographic Testing is a Non-Destructive Testing method where radiation is transmitted through material, based on the same principle as medical radiography in a hospital. A radiographic film on the remote side of the material detects the radiation and measures the various quantities over the entire surface of the film. Discontinuities in the material affect the amount of radiation being received by the film. Qualified inspectors can interpret the resultant images and record the location and type of defect present in the material.

Radiographic material and x-ray generators that are used in industrial radiography emit harmful ionizing radiation that present a major hazard to the workers and public. This demands that all workers with ionizing radiation undergo extensive training to ensure they can operate the equipment correctly and provide protection to them selves and the general public.

Approved radiation safety procedures and regulations when working with radioactive materials are the only way to prevent harmful exposure to this dangerous radiation. Therefore the SGS NDT Training & Examination Center offers training courses in radiation safety with the main objective being to prevent the spread of contamination and to protect both individuals and the environment.

The SGS NDT Training Center in China offers training and certification for NDT methods and inspections in accordance with world class standards. The aim is to provide certified personnel to ensure better and safer inspections.
SGS Non-Destructive Testing Services has many more advanced technologies for examining products and Radiographic Testing is just one of many available to us.

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 55,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

NDT Training & Examination Center SGS-CSTC China
2F, Building 8,
69 Kangqiao Industrial Park,
1159 East Kangqiao Road,
Pudong District,
Shanghai 201319, P.R.C.
t: +86 (0)21 6818 3905
ndt.training@sgs.com
www.sgs.com/ndt-training

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