Radiation Safety Officer
March 12 - 16, 2018
Candidates for certification
as RSO's must successfully complete all five (5) day modules as
well as the final exam.
The supplied course text book
is Basic Radiation Protection Technology by Daniel Gollnick,
Ph.D. plus Fowler Associates booklets and hand outs.
The course includes hands-on
The break out sessions will challenge
you to become involved in the actual work of radiation protection.
The dress is casual all
The certification exam is long
and difficult. Please do not cut your time too close on any return
reservations. We plan a discussion session after all have completed
the exam for those who wish to participate.
Fowler Associates is
registered with four states: New Jersey, North Carolina (registration
no. S000317), South Carolina (registration no. 00-0216) and Oregon (registration
no. 9550411) by the respective Radiological Control Authorities to provide
radiation consultation and training.
1st Section : Multiple Choice Questions
38 questions worth 2 points each = Total Points for this
Section = 76 points
These questions will be either right or wrong - no partial
2nd Section : Essay Questions
8 questions worth 3 points each = Total Points for this
Section = 24 points
These questions will be graded on approach, method and
Partial credit will be given - write as much as you know
even if you do not anticipate the correct answer
Exam Grade System
Minimum Passing Score - 70% - Satisfactory
90% - cum laude
95% - Magna cum laude
100% - Summa cum laude
International Registry of Radiation
All RSO candidates who achieve at least a 80% score
on the final exam may submit their resume' and application to the International
Registry of Radiation Safety Officers. If minimum qualifications on
experience and education are met the candidate will be listed in the
registry and is entitled to use the SEAL and title: RSO
includes lunches, breaks and text book.