Radiation Safety

Newsletters

January 2015
  • How to do well on an Inspection
  • Audit Questions and Answers
  • Changes at the Radiation Safety Office
  • RAM Security
  • RSOf Staff

April 2014
  •  Annual Occupational Dose Record
  • Decommissioning a Room
  • Spotlight Series VCIL
  • Interview with Kati at VCIL

January 2014
  • Personnel Monitoring & Dosimeter
  • Audit Questions and Answers
  • RSOF Assistance
  • RAM Security
  • ALARA
   

October2013

  • Special Precautions for Pregnant Women
  • Pickup and Transport of Radioactive Material (RAM)
  • Luminescence in LSC
  • No-Use Surveys
  • RAM Security
  • RSOf Useful Links
   
July 2013
  • ODH Inspection Results
  • Survey Results Form (Form SR1)
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Warm Weather PPE
   
April 2013
  • Protecting Building Vacuum Lines
  • Conducting Surveys
  • Audit Questions and Answers
   
January 2013
  • How To Do Well on an Inspection
  • Working with Radioactive Material (RAM) While Pregnant
  • Considerations When Relocating to a New Room
  • RSOf Useful Links
   
October 2012
  • Recording Accurate Dose Results
  • Annual Retraining
  • Routine Surveys
  • Audit Question & Answers
   
 July 2012
  • Nuclear Safety Culture
  • Purchasing Radioactive Material
  • Sealed Sources Leak Tests
  • Warm Weather PPE
  • Audit Question & Answers
  • RSOf Useful Links 
   
April 2012
  • Radiation Safety Associated with Analytic X-Ray Equipment
  • RAM Security
  • CAPTCHA
  • Warm Weather PPE
  • Radioisotope Use Record Card Completion
  • Spill/Contamination Reporting 

January 2012
  • Skin Decontamination & Spill Kits
  • How to Deactivate an Authorization
  • Audit Questions & Answers
  • No-Use Surveys
  • RAM Security

October 2011
  • Retraining Requirements
  • Meter Calibration Operations
  • Notification of An Unplanned Event To The Radiation Safety Office
  • RAM Security

July 2011
  • Guidance for Transport of Radioactive Material
  • RSOf Website Change
  • Bioassays
  • RSOf Suggestion Box
  • Warm Weather PPE
  • Storage of Radioactive Material & Waste
  • RSOf Assistance

April 2011
  • Dosimeters & Maintaining Exposures ALARA
  • Shared Radioactive Material Rooms
  • Warm Weather PPE
  • Individual AU Reports

January 2011
  • Decay-In-Storage..In the Lab?
  • Where is Your Decontamination/Spill Kit?
  • Picking Up A Radioactive Package from the Radiation Safety Office
  • RAM Security
  • Maintaining An Updated Emergency Notification Form (RS Form 19)

October 2010
  • How To Do Well On An Inspection
  • Temporary Use of Counters
  • Recording Accurate Dose Results
  • Audit Questions and Answers
  • RAM Security
  • RSOf Assistance

July 2010
  • Conducting Wipe Surveys in the Lab
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Standing Orders for Radioactive Material (RAM)
  • Audit Questions & Answers
  • RAM Security

April 2010
  • Consideration When Relocating to a New Room
  • Radiochemical Storage
  • RAM Waste in the Laboratory
  • Audit Questions & Answers

January 2010
  • RAM Security
  • Working with Radioactive Material While Pregnant
  • Radioactive Waste
  • Certification to Operate a GAMMA Irradiator

October 2009
  • RAM Security
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Portable Survey Instrument Calibration
  • Luminescence in Liquid Scintillation Counting

July 2009
  • Radioactive Material Inventory
  • Pickup and Transport of Radioactive Materials (RAM)
  • Documentation of Non-Use
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Warm Weather PPE
  • Sharing a Room with Non-RAM users

April 2009
  • Radiochemical Storage and Decomposition
  • Decommissioning a RAM-Use Room
  • Communication Help
  • RIA Kits

January 2009
  • Transferring Radioactive Materials (RAM)
  • GRI Operations
  • Recently Asked Questions
Radiation Safety
More Information

Radiation Safety Office:
(513) 558-4110 Phone
(513) 558-9905 Fax
0591 Mail location

Elizabeth Boston, CNMT, MHA
Interim Radiation Safety Officer
Elizabeth.Boston@uc.edu

Debbie Kirkpatrick
Program Manager
Debbie.Kirkpatrick@uc.edu

For emergencies outside normal working hours (8:00 am - 4:30 pm)
Contact the on-call technician by digital pager at: (513) 249-6812

Mailing Address:
University of Cincinnati
Radiation Safety Office
231 Albert Sabin Way
MSB 5402
PO Box 670591
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0591