The CRPA(R) designation is the highest level of competency for radiation safety professionals recognized by CRPA at the Canadian level. The annual exam is typically administered at the annual CRPA conference. While the conference and the exam were cancelled in 2020, and there was no conference in 2021, the association did find a way to offer the registration exam last year. The first remote CRPA(R) exam was held on November 28, 2021, in Burnaby, BC, and Hamilton, ON.
Let’s Be Clear: Risk Communication for Radiation Safety Professionals (Part I)—Be Clear, Concise, and Compelling
There is a broad range of professions that routinely interact with ionizing radiation, which means the work of radiation safety professionals is also wide ranging. Regardless of what industry you work in, the one constant is the need to protect workers and to help them understand and respects the risks when they are exposed to radiation.
Diana acknowledges that, for many of us, the start of this year feels ominously like the last. While mustering hope, energy, and optimism for the future has gotten more and more difficult, she encourages readers to take a moment to remember how much we’ve overcome.
Proposed amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations were published in the Canada Gazette, Part 1, in December 2021. In his article, Dave outlines the changes and encourages those who provide training for transportation and handling of dangerous goods to review the proposed changes express their views. Comments can be made until February 9, 2022.
After enjoying the holiday break and spending time with family, Grant is thinking about his plans for the upcoming year. The plans have been made, but amid the uncertainty of living with COVID, the implementation is not quite so clear. Perhaps that’s why he’s identified change as a theme for this first issue of the Bulletin for 2022.