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Radioactive Sealed Sources

All employees and researchers planning to work with radioactive sealed sources 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.