radiation protection technician


Radiation protection technicians monitor radiation levels in buildings and facilities to ensure compliance with health and safety standards, and to prevent dangerous elevations in the radiation level. They take measures to minimise radiation emissions, and to prevent further contamination in the event of radiation pollution, by developing radiation protection plans, in particular for nuclear plants and facilities.

Alternative label

  • radiation protection planning technician

  • radiological protection technician

  • radiation protection compliance technician

  • nuclear plant radiation monitor

  • nuclear plant radiation technician

  • radiological monitoring technician

  • radiation protection safety technician

  • radiation protection monitoring technician

  • radiation protection expert

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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