Tower Worker RF Safety - RF1002 (English)

Pricing:
1 - 4 5 +
$90 $80



Duration: 1 Hour      Languages: English, Spanish


Recommended For:

  • All workers who work directly on telecommunication tower sites and who are required to demonstrate that they are certified in RF Safety Awareness.

Topics Covered:

  • Explain biological effects of RF Energy including Thermal / Non-Thermal / Startle Effects, and Shock & Burn Contact.

  • Understand the roles of industry standards including FCC, OSHA, NEPA, NCRP, and IEEE.

  • Explain Ionizing versus Non-Ionizing EME Awareness.

  • Recognize controlled and uncontrolled areas according to Maximum Permissible Exposure (MPE) limits including the “six-minute rule.”

  • Understand Mathematical Calculations, On-Site Measurements and Theoretical Modeling.

  • Explain what RF Safety signage means and how to properly use personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Recognize towers that have AM detuning hardware and safety procedures.

  • Identify antenna locations including stealth antennas (i.e., Parapet Placement) and safe work environment rules.

Course Benefits:

  • Certificate of Completion*.

  • Examination record for employer.

*OSHA recommends re-training as necessary to maintain skills, usually annually.

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