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Campus Safety and Security

Radioactive Material and Machines Capable of Producing Ionizing Radiation

Section: Campus Safety and Security Policies
Policy Name: Radioactive Material and Machines Capable of Producing Ionizing Radiation
Policy Owner: Executive Vice President
Responsible University Office: Office of Environmental Health and Safety
Origination Date: February 15, 1976
Revisions: June 5, 1989
Legacy Policy Number: 7-09
  1. PURPOSETo ensure all activities related to sources of ionizing radiation are conducted in compliance with U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations and license conditions, Delaware Radiation Control Regulations, and University Regulations.
  2. POLICYNo person shall purchase, receive, possess, use, transfer, or dispose of any source of ionizing radiation (radioactive material or equipment capable of producing ionizing radiation as defined by regulation) except with the approval of and in accordance with procedures established by the Radiation Safety Committee and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.

    For more information regarding sources of ionizing radiation, contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (ext. 8475).