Radiation Safety

 

Use of Radioactive Materials at SCU requires approval by the SCU Radiation Safety Officer. 

To obtain approval please fill out the Radioactive Material Approval Form and contact the SCU Radiation Safety Officer

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Radioactive Materials

Radioactive means giving off or capable of giving off radiant energy in the form of particles or rays (such as alpha, beta and gamma rays) by the spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei.

Use of Radioactive Materials at SCU requires approval by the SCU Radiation Safety Officer. 

  • Ionizing Radiation Safety Program »Info 

Radiation Producing Machines

Radiation-Producing Machines include x-ray diffraction and x-ray fluorescence units, electron microscopes, medical x-ray equipment, particle accelerators, and magnetrons. Procurement and use of Radiation-Producing Machines requires the Radiation Safety Officer's approval. 

  • Ionizing Radiation Safety Program »Info 

Non-Ionizing Radiation

Non-ionizing Radiation is electromagnetic radiation without enough energy per quantum to ionize atoms or molecules. Examples of Non-ionizing Radiation are: radio frequency and microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light radiation, ultraviolet radiation and lasers. 

  • Non-Ionizing Radiation Program »Info 


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