Radiofrequency (RF) Safety and Hazard Awareness

Level: Introductory
Duration: 0 Hours 45 Mins
Course ID: MOOD614
CEUs:
$25.00

The Radiofrequency (RF) Safety and Hazard Awareness online safety course from ClickSafety is designed to promote overall awareness of the prevalence of RF radiation in the workforce. One of the most common sources of RF energy comes from telecommunication services, which includes radio, television, cell phones, and more.

Because of the widespread presence of RF radiation in the workplace, OSHA and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) now offers guidance regarding safety and health related to RF exposure. This training offers participants a thorough understanding of the uses, safety/health hazards associated with and best work practices regarding RF radiation.

ClickSafety’s Radiofrequency (RF) Safety and Hazard Awareness training provides introductory-level knowledge surrounding RF radiation, its sources, potential effects of exposure, and more. Specific course topics include the following:

  • The definition of RF radiation
  • Differences between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
  • Uses of RF and occupational exposure
  • Biological and health effects of RF energy
  • Regulatory standards and industry guidelines
  • Nine elements of an RF safety plan

Specific industry terms include the following:

  • Cell phone tower
  • Radiofrequency (RF)
  • FCC

The Radiofrequency (RF) Safety and Hazard Awareness training is designed for all employees and employers who may come into contact with RF energy. Individuals from the following industries will specifically benefit from this course:

  • General industry
  • Construction
  • Facilities operations & maintenance
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Military & law enforcement
  • Electrical
  • Aviation & air traffic control
  • Warehousing & distribution
  • Trade & transportation

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety’s Radiofrequency (RF) Safety and Hazard Awareness course is an hour-long training offering the science behind RF energy, the uses of RF energy, and how to promote a safe and compliant work culture. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Know essential information regarding the effects of RF exposure
  • Understand the regulatory standards and industry guidelines
  • Know the basic elements of a RF safety plan
  • Know how to implement a hierarchy of controls
  • Know where to find additional resources regarding RF exposure/hazard control
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