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CONSULTATIVE SERVICES

CONSULTATIVE SERVICES

The opportunity may arise when you need assistance creating a radiation protection plan, becoming compliant with regulations, or answers to site-specific questions. NORM SOLUTIONS LLC is prepared to meet your needs!

Consultation Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Worker/Radiation Protection Program Creation
  • Equipment & Property NORM Surveys
  • Radiation Safety Site Auditing
  • Radiation Safety Officer Activities (Corporate/Field)
  • Personnel Monitoring Data Analysis/Interpretation
  • Equipment Decontamination/Disposal
  • Radiation & OSHA Regulatory Compliance Guidance
  • NORM/TENORM Meter Rentals – Both Analog & Digital Survey Meters
  • State NORM/TENORM Decontamination License Application Preparation – Most NORM Decontamination Licenses Written In the USA
  • State Wireline License Application Preparation

4-HOUR NORM/TENORM AWARENESS TRAINING

4-HOUR NORM/TENORM AWARENESS TRAINING

Class size: Minimum of 7 attendees/Maximum of 50 attendees

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COVERED SUBJECTS

NORM/TENORM Awareness training is typically provided to oil and gas operator employees and other workers who need to understand the risks of working around NORM/TENORM, but will not perform surveys or decontamination activities. This basic level of NORM/TENORM training is designed to inform the employee where they can recognize the hazard.

Students, who successfully pass the exam, will receive a certificate of completion. This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Introduction to NORM/TENORM and Atomic Theory
  • Radiation and Contamination
  • Biological Effects of Radiation & Sources
  • Basic Survey Instrumentation
  • Radiation Protection Programs
  • Respiratory Protection & Personnel Monitoring
  • Federal & State Regulations
  • Risks Associated with Radiation Exposure
  • Emergency Actions & Disposal Options

NORM/TENORM Awareness training should be renewed every twelve (12) months to show applicable knowledge and continued understanding of radiation safety principles.

8-HOUR NORM/TENORM SURVEYOR TRAINING

8-HOUR NORM/TENORM SURVEYOR TRAINING

Class size: Minimum of 5 attendees/Maximum of 20 attendees

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COVERED SUBJECTS

In order to perform NORM/TENORM surveys and screen equipment/waste for NORM/TENORM contamination, an individual should/must be trained as a NORM/TENORM Surveyor, depending on state regulations. This is a full day training class, offered either as an open-enrollment course available to everyone, or provided at a client’s office as site-specific training. Site-specific closed classes are typically provided at a client’s facility in a meeting room that is equipped with a dry-erase board and a laptop projector. Each student will have the opportunity to use a NORM/TENORM meter.

Students, who successfully pass the exam, will be trained as NORM/TENORM Surveyors. This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Introduction to NORM/TENORM and Atomic Theory
  • Radiation Contamination & Emergency Actions
  • Biological Effects of Radiation & Sources
  • Survey Instrumentation and Federal Regulation
  • Performing Radiation & Contamination Surveys
  • Minimizing Exposure Including to an Unborn Child
  • State Regulations (Based on Client’s Operations)
  • Radiation Protection Programs
  • Legal Responsibilities & Liability Minimization
  • Respiratory Protection & Personnel Monitoring
  • Survey Documentation Requirements
  • Shipping & Manifesting (Basic)
  • Survey Responsibilities, Problems & Solutions
  • Risks Associated with Radiation Exposure
  • Waste Management Programs & Disposal Options

The 8-hour NORM/TENORM Surveyor course follows the course outlines as required and recognized by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Railroad Commission of Texas, New Mexico Environment Department and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. NORM/TENORM Surveyor training should/must be renewed every twelve (12) months to show applicable knowledge in current surveying techniques.

16-HOUR NORM/TENORM SURVEYOR TRAINING

16-HOUR NORM/TENORM SURVEYOR TRAINING

Class size: Minimum of 5 attendees/Maximum of 20 attendees

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COVERED SUBJECTS

In order to perform surveys and screen equipment/waste for NORM/TENORM contamination, an individual should/must be trained as a NORM/TENORM Surveyor, depending on state regulations. When performing surveys within the state of Arkansas, 16-hour NORM/TENORM Surveyor training is required by the Arkansas Department of Health. This is a two-day training class, offered either as an open-enrollment course available to everyone, or provided at a client’s office as site-specific training. Site-specific closed classes are typically provided at a client’s facility in a meeting room that is equipped with a dry-erase board and a laptop projector. Each student will have the opportunity to use a NORM/TENORM meter.

Students, who successfully pass the exam, will be trained as NORM Surveyors. This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Introduction to NORM/TENORM and Atomic Theory
  • Radiation Contamination & Emergency Actions
  • Biological Effects of Radiation & Sources
  • Survey Instrumentation and Federal Regulation
  • Performing Radiation & Contamination Surveys
  • Minimizing Exposure Including to an Unborn Child
  • State Regulations (Based on Client’s Operations)
  • Radiation Protection Programs
  • Legal Responsibilities & Liability Minimization
  • Respiratory Protection & Personnel Monitoring
  • Survey Documentation Requirements
  • Shipping & Manifesting (Basic)
  • Survey Responsibilities, Problems & Solutions
  • Risks Associated with Radiation Exposure
  • Waste Management Programs & Disposal Options

The 16-hour NORM/TENORM Surveyor course follows the course outlines as required and recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health, as well as other states. NORM Surveyor training should/must be renewed every twelve (12) months to show applicable knowledge in current surveying techniques.

40-HOUR NORM/TENORM RADIATION SAFETY OFFICER TRAINING

40-HOUR NORM/TENORM RADIATION SAFETY OFFICER TRAINING

Class size: Minimum of 4 attendees/Maximum of 20 attendees

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COVERED SUBJECTS

NORM/TENORM RSO training is designed to provide an in-depth, thorough examination into regulations and requirements for the states that the attendees operate within. The individuals who participate in this level of training are typically supervisors or managers of either specific licensed companies, or provide technical expertise for their general licensed employers. Specifically licensed companies are required to have extensive radiation safety training that is specific to Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material to provide NORM/TENORM decontamination services. This course does not cover sealed sources, gauges, or other radioactive materials not pertaining to NORM/TENORM.

Students, who successfully pass the exam, will be trained as Radiation Safety Officers. This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Introduction to NORM/TENORM and Atomic Theory
  • Radiation Contamination & Emergency Actions
  • Biological Effects of Radiation & Sources
  • Survey Instrumentation and Federal Regulation
  • Performing Radiation & Contamination Surveys
  • Minimizing Exposure Including to an Unborn Child
  • State Regulations (Based on Client’s Operations)
  • Radiation Protection Programs
  • Legal Responsibilities & Liability Minimization
  • Respiratory Protection & Personnel Monitoring
  • Shipping & Manifesting (In Depth)
  • RSO Responsibilities, Problems & Solutions
  • Survey Documentation Requirements
  • Risks Associated with Radiation Exposure
  • Waste Management Programs & Disposal Options
  • ALI & DAC (Air Monitoring)

The RSO course follows the course outlines as required by the Texas Department of State Health Services, New Mexico Environment Department and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. NORM/TENORM Surveyor training should be renewed every twelve (12) months to show applicable knowledge in current surveying techniques, and is included in the RSO course. Transportation of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material training must be renewed every three (3) years and is also included in the RSO course.

24-HOUR NORM/TENORM RSO FOR OPERATORS (NON-DECON)

24-HOUR NORM/TENORM RSO FOR OPERATORS (NON-DECON)

Class size: Minimum of 4 attendees/Maximum of 20 attendees

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COVERED SUBJECTS

The 24-HOUR NORM/TENORM RSO TRAINING FOR OPERATORS (NON-DECON) course is designed to provide an in-depth, thorough examination into regulations and requirements for the states that the attendees operate within. The course is a three (3) day course, and is designed to provide operators/producers and general contractors with necessary information on the requirements for decontamination service companies, regulatory requirements, and best management practices. The individuals who participate in this level of training are typically supervisors or managers of operators, producers, facilities and other energy companies, as well as general contractors. The course is also recommended for those individuals who may be tasked with the NORM/TENORM Radiation Protection Plan and policy within their company, such as safety and environmental personnel. The course provides the necessary knowledge and practical abilities required to implement and monitor a Radiation Protection Program and to provide on-site control and supervision during work activities involving NORM/TENORM. Additionally, NORM/TENORM Waste Management Programs, Respiratory Protection and Regulatory Compliance issues are discussed in detail.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR NON-DECONTAMINATION PERSONNEL, AND DOES NOT MEET THE STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A NORM/TENORM DECONTAMINATION LICENSE. Specifically licensed companies are required to have 40-hour RSO training that is extensive and specific to Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material to provide NORM/TENORM decontamination services. At this time, the 24-HOUR RSO FOR OPERATORS is only provided as closed-classes for one (1) company’s workforce. This format enables the course to follow company policies and other company specific requirements. The 24-HOUR RSO FOR OPERATORS does not include the Transportation of NORM/TENORM portion of the traditional 40-HOUR RSO course.

Students, who successfully pass the exam, will be trained as Radiation Safety Officers (NON-DECON). This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Introduction to NORM/TENORM and Atomic Theory
  • Radiation Contamination & Emergency Actions
  • Biological Effects of Radiation & Sources
  • Survey Instrumentation and Federal Regulation
  • Performing Radiation & Contamination Surveys
  • Minimizing Exposure Including to an Unborn Child
  • State Regulations (Based on Client’s Operations)
  • Radiation Protection Programs
  • Legal Responsibilities & Liability Minimization
  • Respiratory Protection & Personnel Monitoring
  • RSO Responsibilities, Problems & Solutions
  • Survey Documentation Requirements
  • Risks Associated with Radiation Exposure
  • Waste Management Programs & Disposal Options
  • ALI & DAC (Air Monitoring)

The RSO course follows the course outlines as required by the Texas Department of State Health Services, New Mexico Environment Department and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. NORM/TENORM Surveyor training should be renewed every twelve (12) months to show applicable knowledge in current surveying techniques, and is included in the RSO course.

TRANSPORTATION OF NORM/TENORM DOT TRAINING

TRANSPORTATION OF NORM/TENORM DOT TRAINING

Class size: Minimum of 5 attendees/Maximum of 20 attendees

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COVERED SUBJECTS

The Transportation of NORM/TENORM training course meets the training requirements contained in 49 CFR 172.700 through 49 CFR 172.704 as they pertain to radiation hazards associated with the transportation of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material.

IF an individual is involved IN ANY capacity with the shipping process of NORM contaminated loads (equipment or waste) that are shipped as HAZMAT Class 7 Radioactive Material, EVEN IF ONLY SIGNING THE MANIFEST AS THE WASTE GENERATOR, then Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) requires that individual have HAZMAT training that is specific to shipping radioactive material. Radioactive material HAZMAT courses are typically taught separately from NORM Surveyor courses, therefore an additional charge will apply if this training is necessary.

Students, who successfully pass the exam, will be trained. This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • General Awareness / Familiarization Training
  • Function Specific Training
  • Safety Training
  • Emergency Response Information Requirements
  • Measures to Protect the Employee From Radioactive Material In The Work Place
  • Specific Measures to Protect Employees From Radiation Exposures
  • Methods And Procedures For Avoiding Accidents
  • Security Awareness Training
  • Hazard Communication Training As It Applies To The Transportation of NORM/TENORM

Transportation of NORM/TENORM DOT training must be renewed every 3 years per DOT.

4-HOUR HYDROGEN SULFIDE (H2S) TRAINING

4-HOUR HYDROGEN SULFIDE (H2S) TRAINING

Class size: Minimum of 5 attendees/Maximum of 24 attendees

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND COVERED SUBJECTS

The goal of the Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) course is to learn how to recognize when Hydrogen Sulfide is present in your work area and to describe the precautions necessary to work with Hydrogen Sulfide safely. This program will help to fulfill the training requirements of API Recommended Practice 49, ANSI Z390.1, 29 CFR 1910.1000(b)(2) and 1910.134.

Students, who successfully pass the exam, will receive proof of training for attending the Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) course. This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Concentrations/Toxic levels of H2S
  • Comparison/Contrast of Air Supplied Respirators
  • Issues Created with the Use of Corrective Glasses/Contact Lenses
  • Medical Considerations with Wearing an Air Supplied Respirator
  • Common H2S Effects on Individuals along with Entry Routes
  • Importance of Maintaining a Valid Adult CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Comparison/Contrast of the Detection and Monitoring of Personnel
  • Properties and Characteristics of H2S
  • Impact on the Petro-Chemical and Petroleum Exploration/Production Industries

The Training Period should not exceed 12 months from class completion.

6-HOUR CPR/AED/FIRST AID/BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING

8-HOUR CPR/AED/FIRST AID/BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING

Class size: Minimum of 5 attendees/Maximum of 24 attendees
CFR Reference – 1910.151, CFR Reference – 1910.1030

The Medic First Aid® – Basic Plus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults course is intended for individuals who are occupationally required or desire to have first aid knowledge and skills, such as emergency response teams in business and industry, school bus drivers, adult residential care personnel, child care workers, teachers, parents and babysitters. The Certification Period may not exceed 24 months from class completion. More frequent reinforcement of skills is recommended. It is recommended for designated responders with a duty or employer expectation to respond in an emergency and provide first aid care.

The bloodborne pathogens training program will provide students with the essential knowledge necessary to help reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The goal of the course is to help students understand the risks and develop behaviors that will help protect them when they are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

Students, who successfully pass the exam and skills test, will receive Medic First Aid® – Basic Plus CPR, AED, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens cards. Successful completion requires a correct score of 70% or better. This course includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  • Removal of contaminated gloves
  • External chest compressions
  • Rescue breaths using a CPR mask or shield
  • Primary assessment for an unresponsive person
  • CPR as a single provider
  • Primary assessment for a responsive person
  • Control of severe bleeding
  • Stabilization of a suspected head, neck, or back injury
  • Stabilization of a swollen, painful, deformed limb
NORM/TENORM FIELD SURVEYS

NORM/TENORM FIELD SURVEYS

NORM SOLUTIONS LLC conducts field surveys for any industry that has NORM/TENORM issues. Surveying is the act of using a radiation instrument to detect radiation from an area or object, and documenting the results. We can travel throughout the world to survey. For more information, please call (844) 315-3061 or e-mail info@normsolutions.com.

NORM/TENORM PROJECT MANAGEMENT

NORM/TENORM PROJECT MANAGEMENT

NORM SOLUTIONS LLC provides Project Management for any industry that has NORM/TENORM issues. Project management involves third-party auditing, decontamination estimates, brokering, and other field consultative services. We can travel throughout the world to provide Project Management services. For more information, please call (844) 315-3061 or e-mail info@normsolutions.com.

NORM/TENORM METER RENTALS

NORM/TENORM METER RENTALS

NORM/TENORM meters are available for rent on a bi-weekly or monthly basis. In order to rent a NORM meter, please print, complete and return the Meter Rental Terms & Agreement. If there is any issue viewing the link, please e-mail info@normsolutions.com.

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