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  1. How do I get approval to work with radiation?

    Permission to use radioactive materials or radiation producing machines (RPMs) at UC Berkeley is authorized by the issuance of a Radiation Use Authorization (RUA). NEW RUA If you would like to apply for a new RUA, click here. EXISTING RUA Radioactive Mate ...

  2. How do I order radioactive materials?

    Once you are an authorized radioactive materials user, you can order radioactive materials. Please follow the steps below: Log in to the online Radiation Safety Information System (RSIS) and put in a request for the radionuclide you wish to order. You wil ...

  3. How do I get dosimetry (radiation badge) and view my results?

    For Radioactive Materials Users If you are required to wear dosimetry as part of your routine work, your new dosimetry will be provided at your on-boarding session.  Please follow the on-boarding instructions for a Radioactive Materials RUA. For Radiation ...

  4. How do I get radiation safety training?

    Below are the courses that are offered at UC Berkeley. Click on the appropriate training for more information. Radiation Safety Initial Training New researchers who wish to work with Radioactive Materials and/or Radiation Producing Machines must first com ...

  5. How do I report a spill?

    Emergencies Involving Radioactive Materials EMERGENCIES Life threatening emergency or accident: 911 or (510) 642-6760. Notify Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) as soon as possible in case of area or personnel contamination or excessive exposure ...

  6. Self-Survey Guidelines

    Your RUA will outline the minimum frequency required for documented surveys, but you are required to perform self-surveys routinely while you work with radioactivity or radiation, as they are the primary tool for detecting contamination and measuring radi ...

  7. Radionuclide Safety Data Sheets

    Carbon-14 Hydrogen-3 [Tritium] Phosphorous-32 Sulfur-35 Radiation Safety ...

  8. Important “Do’s and Don’ts” With Your Dosimetry

      Do’s with Dosimetry DO wear your dosimeter(s) whenever you are working with radiation sources or radiation producing machines. DO wear your whole body badge at chest height on your lab coat and your finger ring on your hand under your gloves and facing ...

  9. Radiation Safety Information System (RSIS)

    The Radiation Safety Information System (RSIS) is a database with information on Radiation Use Authorizations (RUA's).  If you are an authorized user on an RUA, you automatically have access to RSIS with your CALNet ID login and can manage the follow ...

  10. Radiation Safety Manual

    The Radiation Safety Manual (PDF) describes the policies and procedures intended to ensure radiation safety on the Berkeley campus. RUA Holders (RH) and Lab Contacts are required to read the Radiation Safety Manual. All other RUA users are required to be ...

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