Criticality Safety

Criticality Safety

Understand the principles of criticality and how to respond to and prevent nuclear criticality emergencies

Vivid Learning
Updated Aug 22, 2018

Nuclear criticality accidents have killed, but these accidents don’t happen often because when they do occur, the results have historically proven disastrous; regulations, training, and procedural safeguards have all intensified in the wake of high-profile, fatal events around the world.

Upon completion of this lesson, the participant will have the knowledge of criticality concepts and terms necessary to be able to properly respond to a criticality alarm and to identify the handling restrictions and labels associated with fissionable material.