Construction Worker RF Safety - RF1003 (English)

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$90 $80

Duration: 1 Hour      Languages: English, Spanish

Recommended For:

  • All workers that may encounter RF energy on rooftops and other high-fixed workplaces (i.e., roofers, painters, custodial and maintenance workers and anyone who regularly access rooftops).

*This training is NOT directed towards tower or cell-site RF workers who should instead take RF1002*

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.

  • 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).

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

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

Course Benefits:

  • Certificate of Completion*.

  • Examination record for employer.

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

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