SBE RF Safety Course

SBE RF Safety Course Now Available On-Demand (March 24, 2010)

This 3-hour course on RF safety, taught by Richard Strickland, is now available online anytime.

Participants will get an overview of RF radiation issues and practices for broadcasters.

Subjects include:

  • Biological effects of RF radiation and the distinct differences between RF radiation and ionizing radiation
  • FCC and OSHA regulations – what they are and what you need to do to comply
  • Workplace hazards
  • Transmitter sites
  • SNG and ENG trucks
  • Remote operations (where news personnel can find problems such as on rooftops)
  • The unique issues at AM stations
  • RF hazard protection equipment – you may not need it but your contractors probably will
  • Signs – what they mean and what you need

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