Radiation Safety Programs educate staff, faculty and students on managing contact with radiation. This can mean anything from lasers, to x-rays, to emissions from specialty microwave heaters, to subatomic particles from radioactive materials.
The University’s Radiation Safety Officers can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or as follows:
- Karan Virdi may be contacted by email at email@example.com or by phone at 519 824 4120 ext. 54888 for issues including the following:
- Nuclear substances licenses – Consolidated and Veterinary Nuclear Medicine
- Class II licenses – OVC Linac and Physics Pelletron
- Including program maintenance, training, inspections, incident review/investigation, and regulatory reporting related to the above
- Radiation safety permitting, meter calibration, nuclear substance purchase, waste management
- Primary contact with CNSC related to the above
- Tara Hargreaves may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 519 824 4120 ext. 53774 for issues including the following:
- Including program maintenance, training, inspections, incident review/investigation, dosimetry, and regulatory reporting related to the above
- X-ray and laser permitting
- Primary contact with MOL, and MOHLTC related to the above
For any general inquiries or to arrange pick-up of Tags for Nuclear Hazardous Waste, please contact our Environmental Health and Safety service associate by email email@example.com at or by phone at 519 824 4120 ext. 53282
Personnel who use high powered lasers (Class 3B and 4) and those that work with radioiodine (I-125, I-131) should refer to the Occupational Health & Wellness Website for information on required pre-assignment eye exams and thyroid bioassay monitoring.
Documentation and forms pertaining to the Radiation Safety Program are accessible to users through their University of Guelph login