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Radiation Safety Training Requirements

Radiation Safety Training Sessions

The Institutional Radiation Safety Committees (both University and Medical Center) have established an institutional requirement of annual training of all radiation workers .

Responsibility

  • All radiation workers (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, lab technicians, and assistant professors) in radioactive materials (RAM) labs are required to complete an annual Radiation Safety Update Training. These brief Web-based sessions provide a review of basic radiation safety principles, as well as policy updates and suggestions for improved techniques. Didactic, laboratory-specific sessions may also be arranged by contacting Dr. Robert Reiman at 668-3186.
  • All Authorized Users are responsible for ensuring that their workers satisfy this institutional policy.
  • All new workers must complete a one-time Radiation Safety Orientation before they may work with radioactive materials . This orientation, which is directed to employees who have little or no prior experience with radiation, covers the basic principles of radiation protection. o permit new workers to fulfill the Orientation requirement as quickly as possible, Web-based "on-line" training materials are available. These can be reviewed at any time. Successful completion of the on-line presentation, including completing a brief quiz, will satisfy the Orientation requirement.

Summary of Course Offerings

Course Title Requirement Date/Time Location Description
         
Online Laboratory Worker Orientation (RS-330) One Time N/A OESO On-line Training Web Based Presentation. Verification of participation by test.
         
On-Line Radiation Safety Update Annual N/A OESO Online Training Review of Radiation Protection Techniques; Helpful Procedures
         
Radiation Safety Orientation for Laboratory Directors/Managers (RS-320) One Time Second Thursday of each month, 1pm-2pm
By Appointment Only

REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
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Regulatory / Policy aspects of setting up and managing a radiation laboratory.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Reiman at the Radiation Safety Division (668-3186).

 

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