Obtaining Authorization to Order, Possess, and Use Radioactive Materials

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Principal Investigator Permit Application Procedure

  1. Attend the Initial 2-Hour Radiation Safety Training which is required for the PI and all personnel working with radioisotopes.
  2. Fill out and submit an Isotope Permit Application-Form A
  3. Fill out and submit a Radiation Protection Protocol Form for each isotope you wish to work with.
  4. Submit all forms to radiationprotection@gsu.edu or you may drop them off at Suite G-88  in Dahlberg Hall.

Dosimeter Badge Procedure

  1. Attend the initial 2-Hour Radiation Safety Training course
  2. Fill out and submit the Personnel Dosimetry Form
  3. Submit form to radiationprotection@gsu.edu or you may drop them off at Suite G-88  in Dahlberg Hall.
  4. Your information will be given to the badge vendor
  5. Within 2 weeks a badge should be delivered to your laboratory
  6. Wear your badge every time you work with radioisotopes
  7. Store the badge on the badge rack in the laboratory when not in use


You have the option to declare your pregnancy as defined by Chapter 391-3-17 “Rules and Regulations for Radioactive Materials.” To declare your pregnancy, please submit the Declaration of Pregnancy to the Radiation Safety Program via email to radiationprotection@gsu.edu.

Please refer to the Occupational Radiation Exposure Limits information for more details about exposure limits for pregnant radiation workers.