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Research Radiation Safety

Find radiation safety information, policy, and procedures for UC San Diego researchers.

Research radiation safety assists researchers with employee and institutional responsibilities, operational standards and waste management procedures when radioactive materials are present.  

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Contact a Health Physicist

Buying

EH&S Services Lab

  • Location: University Center 301-B
    Corner of Myers and Gilman Drive, adjacent to Parking Lot 408
    (find it on UCSD's MapLink)
  • Phone: (858) 534-6418
  • Fax: (858) 822-5524
  • Mail Code: 0035

Emergency procedures

Exposure monitoring

Facilities

Forms

Hazardous waste

Human subjects

Laser safety

Lead shielding

Machines

Magnet safety

My Research Safety Web portal

Read about My Research Safety, a Web portal for centralized access to your Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) audits, inventory, and authorizations.

Note! You must have a UCSD Business Systems (sometimes referred to as Single Sign-On) user name and password to access applications on the My Research Safety Web portal.

Principal investigators

Radioisotope Use Authorization | RUA

Radionuclide Data Sheets

Surveys

Survey meters

Training

Transfer | shipping

UCSD Radiation Safety Manual

UC San Diego uses radioactive materials under a Broad Scope Radioactive Material License issued by the State of California. This manual represents the radiation safety program for all locations on that license, including the campus, Medical Center, and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This manual is incorporated by reference into UCSD’s license. All principal investigators and radioactive material users are required to comply with all of its provisions, as well as the conditions of the Radioisotope Use Authorization (RUA).

Policies and regulations

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