Radiation Safety Procedures

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Principal Investigator Permit Application Procedure

  1. Attend the Initial 2-Hour Radiation Safety Training, MANDATORY for the PI and all isotope workers.
  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 the Personnel Dosimetry Form
  3. Submit all forms 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 isotopes
  7. Store the badge on the badge rack in the laboratory when not in use

 

IF YOU ARE PREGNANT:

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 at radiationprotection@gsu.edu.

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