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Radioactive Material Handling

All employees and researchers planning to work with radioactive materials must attend an orientation session with one of the Health Physicists in the EH&S Office. This work-specific course is part of the certification process to become an authorized radiation worker at the Institute.

Topics include:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Radiation protection program and policies at the Institute
  • Radiation fundamentals
  • Safe laboratory procedures
  • Radiation Instrumentation

Attendees will receive copies of the Radiation Safety Manual and the Radiation Safety Training and Reference Manual.

Visit our Training Calendar Tab for course dates and time.

To enroll in this course:

  1. Log onto access.caltech.
  2. Under SELF SERVICE, click the MyLearn link.
  3. Click the Instructor-Led icon.
  4. Under Enrollment Name, click on the desired date and class hyperlink.
  5. Click on the Enroll button at top right of pop-up screen.