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09/19/2016 10:45 AM
Latest Issue of Radiation Safety Counseling News
Click on the link below to see Ray’s most recent newsletter release. http://conta.cc/2ddU85j Advertisements

09/02/2016 10:27 AM
Ray Johnson Receives Prestigious Founders Award
Read about the award Ray Johnson received from the Health Physics Society as reported in our most recent Radiation Safety Counseling News

01/05/2016 01:33 PM
What Happened to 2015?
Ray Johnson's presentations and publications from 2015

10/02/2014 01:55 PM
Radiation Instruments – New Technology and Developments
In July 2014, Ray organized and chaired a two-day Professional Development School for the Health Physics Society at the annual meeting in Baltimore, MD. The program focused on radiation instruments and included presentation from 20 speakers. The school was attended by 90 students. Ray offered a presentation titled, Interpretation of Radiation Measurements – Defensibility and Pitfalls.   […]

09/30/2014 02:03 PM
Ray’s Presentations at the AIHCe
Ray made two presentations during the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s annual Conference and Exhibition that was held in San Antonio, Texas back in June. Handouts (in PDF) for his presentations can be found on his website by clicking on the links in parentheses below. Interpretation of Radiation Measurements and Memorial Tribute to Dr. Herman Cember.  A […]

09/29/2014 03:42 PM
How We Make Decisions for Radiation Safety and are Prone to Errors
Ray made a one-hour presentation to about 150 as the invited keynote speaker for the annual meeting of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association, Vancouver, BC on May 27, 2014. His presentation included a handout of 41 pages. You can view or download the PDF by going to http://radiationcounseling.org/docs/CRPA2014.pdf

05/29/2014 02:58 PM
Presentations at the Health Physics Society Midyear Meeting, Baton Rouge, LA
Earlier this year Ray conducted two presentations and one continuing education lecture at the Midyear Meeting for the Health Physics Society. Click on the links below to view the presentation and handout materials for each topic. Basis for Sentiments Against Nuclear Power (presentation PDF) Interpretation of Radiation Measurements (presentation PDF) Interpretation of Radiation Measurements (continuing education lecture PDF) As always, […]

01/14/2014 03:05 PM
Understanding the Basis for Radiation Fears
•Do you work with radiation sources? •Is your facility a safe place to work? How do you know? •What does safe mean? •How often do you actually evaluate radiation risks? •Do you have all the facts for a fully informed, analytical, rational decision? •How much does fear play a role in decisions for radiation safety? […]

11/06/2013 03:03 PM
Ray’s Presentations to ASNT
Ray’s most recent presentations were at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) held in Las Vega. To view the handouts that accompanied his presentations click on the presentation titles (links) below or visit the Radiation Safety Counseling Institute webpage of Newsletters and Handouts. Understanding The Basis for Radiation Fears How We Make […]

10/26/2013 09:24 AM
UMM Newsletter Report of Ray’s Recent Presentation
UMM Newsletter Report of Ray’s Recent Presentation Ray’s recent presentation to the Methodist Men at Oakdale Emory Church was reported in their monthly Newsletter (click on the link above then go to page 2). What I found interesting was the feedback provided by several of the attendees (pages 2-3). As always, we invite your feedback.