Radioactive materials occur in nature. However, they can also be created artificially and used in medicine or research, or in nuclear energy to generate electricity. There are stringent security requirements for handling radioactive materials because they can pose a danger to people and the environment.
Information about Rights & Duties
Anyone wishing to hold a professional title in one of the following health care professions requires a permit:
- health care worker and nurse
- technical assistant in medicine
- speech therapist
- occupational therapist
- medical bath attendant
- geriatric nurse
- geriatric nurse or nurse's aide
You must have completed the prescribed training and passed the state examination in the Free State of Thuringia.
You must prove that you are suitable in health terms for the exercise of the respective profession and that you have not been guilty of any behavior that would make you unreliable for the exercise of the profession.
You must send a notification of the transfer, receipt, other presence or leakage tests of high-activity sealed radioactive sources to the HRQ register.
You may apply for a new social security card if you have lost your card, damaged it, or if it is no longer readable.