Radiation Safety Training
EHS provides a number of safety training courses for lab workers who work with radiaoctive materials, lasers, and x-ray machines. These training courses are required before beginning work with these lab hazards.
The RSC requires all Principal Investigators and users of radioactive material, Class 3b and 4 lasers, X-ray machines, and other ionizing radiation producing devices requiring registration to complete the applicable radiation safety course. Consistent with the Texas Hazard Communication Act, training on general hazard communication and general laboratory safety shall also be required.
Annual Radiation Safety Refresher Training courses shall be completed by all persons authorized to work with radioactive materials, x-ray machines and Class 3b and 4 Lasers.