Radiation Safety

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

Eddie Ciprazo

Laser Safety Officer
Laser Safety

Radiological Hazards Awareness Training and RUA SOPs

October 26, 2020

Message for Radiation Use Authorization (RUA) holders and Lab Contacts, October 2020.

Effective immediately, the UC Learning Center will be used to deliver and document:

Training of RUA SOPs and the Radiological Hazards Awareness Training for Non-Users.

Instructions for how users can access the SOP and non-user training are below. Radiation Safety staff will work with you during your next survey to update the LMS for those users who have already signed off on SOP training or have completed their non-user training.

Instructions for accessing RUA...

Jesse Hendricks

Health Physicist
Radiation Safety

Radiation Use Authorization Change Form

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Only an RUA Holder or Lab Contact can authorize a modification of an existing Radiation Use Authorization (RUA).

All RUA change requests are reviewed by the Radiation Safety Team before being approved and entered into the Radiation Safety Information System. If you have any questions regarding a specific change you’d like to make to an RUA, send an email to...

Radiation Use Authorization Application

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
Radiation Use Authorization (RUA) Application Form

The use of radioactive materials or radiation producing machines (RPMs) at UC Berkeley must occur under an approved Radiation Use Authorization (RUA).

Radiation Safety Manual (PDF)

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

This is a PDF version of the Radiation Safety Manual

Jim De Zetter

Radiation Safety Officer
Radiation Safety