Radiation Safety

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Radiation SafetyRadiation Safety oversees and facilitates the use of radiation sources in research and instruction; helping to ensure safety and regulatory compliance.

For general radiation safety-related inquiries, contact radsafety@berkeley.edu.

Radiation Safety Committee

SUMMARY OF CHARGES

  • Reviews and approves all uses of ionizing radiation and radioisotopes

  • Establishes campus policy on ionizing radiation safety

  • Advises Environment, Health, and Safety (EH&S) staff in implementing campus radiation safety and radioactive waste programs in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.

CONTACT LIST FOR THE RADIATION SAFETY COMMITTEE

Chair: Peter Hosemann, Professor and Chair, Department of Nuclear Engineering 

EH&S Coordinator-Member: Jim De Zetter, Radiation Safety Officer, (510) 812-0317, jimdezetter@berkeley.edu

Administrative Support: Contact EH&S at radsafety@berkeley.edu or (510) 642-3073.