This is a fundamental certification course that provides EHS Directors with the general knowledge on how to work safely around RF. This certification provides over 8 hours of interactive and knowledge packed instruction.
This course targets specific topics:
- RF Safety Best Practices, Understanding OSHA’s Action Limits (w/ regards to RF Exposure), High Level Introduction to Site Signage, Site RF Maps, and RF Personal Monitors
- Dangers of electrical shock, General requirements, Electrical Protection Devices, Power Tool Requirements, Hazardous Energy Lockout/Tagout, Exposed Electrical Parts, Isolate Electrical Parts, Boxes and Fittings, Grounding, and Antenna lead-ins/Structures
- Techniques for identifying and preventing different types of biological hazards as well as different types of Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE).
- Battery Types, Compliance, Signage, Personal Protection, and Maintenance and Care
- Importance of Safety Protection, Correct selection of a Nardalert, Important things to remember when wearing the Nardalert, How to read the Nardalert, Exposure Levels, Important features the Nardalert offers, How to properly use the Nardalert, and How to properly wear the Nardalert
- How to read the Narda S3, Important features the Narda S3 offers, How to properly use the Narda S3, and How to properly wear the Narda S3
- 3 Main Areas of Use, Correct Selection of a RADMAN, Important things to remember when wearing the RADMAN, Exposure Levels, How to read the RADMAN, and How to properly wear the RADMAN
- Antenna Gain and Beam width, How Antennas work, Antenna Gain and Loss dBi, dDd, dBm, Wavelengths and frequency overview, Panels, Beams, and Dish Antennas and how they have directivity and Gain
- Chemical Exposure Categories, Written Hazcom Program, GHS Pictograms, and New SDS Requirements
- Identifying Fall Protection Systems, Knowing and understanding of posted signage, Rooftops – unprotected sides and edges, Approvals and standards, Checklist of equipment needed to safely work on radio towers per OSHA standards, Equipment inspection, and Definitions
- What are energy isolated areas, What is Lockout/Tagout, Need to know definitions, Identification and Control of RF Hazard Areas, When you need to use Lockout/Tagout, Who is authorized to use Lockout/Tagout, and Minimum requirements for the Lockout of energy isolating devices
- Safety issues involved in workplace walking/working surfaces and avoiding slips, trips and falls
Physical Hazards, Heating Effects, 1910.268 Training and Multi-Employer Site, MPE Chart, OSHA/FCC Compliance Requirements, Hazard Assessments, RF Suits and TWA, Signage, Safety Plans and Program
- Definitions of various DAS systems, How DAS is used for public safety as well as public use, and Understanding of why RF mitigation may be necessary at your DAS site
Course includes trainee testing and upon successful completion of the course the student is able to print a course completion certificate. This course is designed for new hire training and recurrent training of existing employees.
Each student must receive a passing score on the test before they can print their certificate of completion.
All courses available for review for 90 days from the date of activation. During this time you can go back and review information at any time.
RSI’s Training is the “Standard for RFR Certification”
RSI Virtual University Courses are available 24 hours / 7 days a week.