The louisiana state university health sciences center new orleans (lsuhsc) radiation safety manual presents the recommendations and requirements governing use of radiation sources. The radiation safety officer is responsible for managing the radiation safety program subject to approval of the adminisrtative panel on radiological safety, and is authorized to take whatever steps are necessary to control and mitigate hazards in emergency situations. Radiation safety manual the purpose of the radiation safety manual is to assist both personnel and management in complying with the objectives of the texas department of health, bureau of radiation control regulations and the uthsc-h health and safety policies.
This manual is intended to provide information about the radiation safety program at the university of southern california it contains information and procedural guidelines for prudent work practices in the (a) handling, storage, and use of radioactive materials and (b) use of radiation-producing instruments/equipment (including x-ray. A&t radiation safety manual, and north carolina radiation-protection regulations f maintain all required records g inform the radiation safety officer when the project has ceased operations h inform the radiation safety officer when a potential over-exposure occurs return to top 4. The radiation safety manual is an enforceable component of the radioactive material broad scope license and radiation producing devices registrations under which the uh is authorized may 2018 page 2 of 35 notice where existing or future federal, state, or local regulations are found to differ from the. Radiation safety relating to veterinary medicine and animal health technology in california 2012 this booklet is published by the california veterinary medical board.
The radiation safety manual at stephen f austin state university (sfa) exists to protect employees, students, and visitors as well as the public and the environment from the harmful effects of exposure to ionizing and nonionizing radiation. The radiation safety officer or the radiation safety committee may establish a shorter period in any case deemed appropriate or necessary for radiation control purposes academic courses: iruas for academic courses will usually be issued for one academic year. Radiation safety manual page 3 of 105 i scope and purpose ionizing radiation emitted from nuclear substances and radiation devices is an essential tool in both research. The fau radiation safety manual for radiation machines, operating procedures and x-ray machine manuals will be available to the x-ray machine operator 10 report suspected or actual overexposures to patients or staff to the rso as soon as possible 11 the fau rso may be contacted at 561 297 2385, 561 297 3129 or [email protected]
Radiofrequency (rf) safety manual 1 statement of commitment to environmental health and safety 2 purpose radiofrequency (henceforth to be stated as rf) safety manual provides guidance for safe access and awareness of rf emitting antennas located on boston university and boston medical center rooftops. The purpose of the uams radiation safety manual is to assist both personnel and management in complying with the objectives of the arkansas department of health, radiation control regulations and the uams radiation safety committee. Section 1 – emergencies involving radiation radiation safety manual page 1-4 1 medical attention if the individual experiences nausea, discomfort of the mucous membranes, or other acute reactions, seek medical attention sometimes drinking large.
Ehs lab & research safety radiation safety radiation safety manual chapter 8 - dose & policy so that the adequacy of radiation safety precautions can be assessed and pertinent information can be provided to the worker information and counseling may be requested at any time from the rso. The science and technology of ionizing radiation radiation safety manual (revised january 2017) 1 part 1 the science and technology of ionizing radiation the discovery of x-rays in 1895, and radioactivity in 1896, provided two fundamental foundation stones for the revolution in physical science that occurred in the twentieth century. Radiation sources other than radioactive materials, such as x-ray machines, high voltage particle accelerators, and electron microscopes are regulated by the new york state department of health and are also subject to the provisions of this manual. 95 - emergency procedures 951 introduction for the purpose of this manual, an emergency is defined as any incident resulting from the use of one or more sources of ionizing radiation which creates an internal or external hazard to personnel.
This radiation safety manual describes the organization and responsibilities outlined in unr's comprehensive radiation safety program, including the radiation services available to each user of a radiation source. New environmental health & safety facility under construction radiation safety waste disposal services guides & manuals review all of our manuals for policies, guidance, and instructions learn more about guides & manuals health & safety roles building managers.
Preface the princeton university radiation safety manual is a handbook of procedures and useful information for the radiation worker who uses either radioactive materials or radiation-producing machines in a laboratory setting at princeton university. Revision 05/2015 1 radiation safety manual the oklahoma state university center for health sciences has received a limited scope materials license from the oklahoma department of environmental quality (deq) and is subject. This manual is designed tohelp staff members perform teaching, research, and public service with radiation sources in a safe, legal, and efficient manner.