Radiation Safety

The use of radiation sources for research and education is allowed through the practice of established procedures and demonstration of compliance. 

Purpose

The purpose of the Radiation Safety Program is to provide the basic guidelines and procedures for safety that will protect workers, facilities, the general public and the environment. 

The program is tasked with monitoring the procedures and processes necessary to demonstrate compliance with the university’s license for use of radioactive materials and radiation-producing machines. 

Scope

The program applies to all persons, regardless of their relationship to the university, working at or frequenting locations under university control where radioactive material or radiation-producing machines are used or stored.

Delegation of Authority - Radiation Safety Officer 

download the Radiation safety manual

Radioactive Waste Disposal

Contact: Steve Stuckmeyer, Interim Director, Environmental Health and Safety
541-346-3197 | stuckmyr@uoregon.edu