At the request made by the Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee of Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council (SLAERC) conducted an educational course for trainee engineering mechanic sailors of Navy. As per the above request, SLAERC conducted one day educational course on 24th April 2018 from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. The purpose of this course was to enhance their knowledge on Radiation and Nuclear Technology and observe the activities of SLAERC. Officers of the SLAERC made presentations on basic radiation physics, biological effects of radiation, legal framework basic requirements of SLAERC Act & regulations, emergency preparedness and response and application of nuclear technology. A demonstration of radiation measuring instruments and practical exercise were also conducted. 18th trainee engineering mechanic sailors were participated.

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