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Radiation Safety



Ensures UTMB is in compliance with regulations and recommendations for radioactive materials, X-rays, other radiation devices and lasers. The program supports the Radiation Safety Committee, Radioactive Drug Research Committee, Laser Safety Subcommittee and have representations in the General Safety Committee and subcommittees of the Environment of Care. Services include but are not limited to providing training on radiation safety, laser safety and MRI safety for non-MRI personnel, registering of radiation producing devices with TDSHS, assisting in the registration and permitting of authorized users, facility evaluations for shielding, area and personnel monitoring and calibration of survey meters.

  • Offers 9 classes and hands on training
  • Performs mandatory audits for radioactive materials and lasers
  • Provides consultation, inspection and evaluation services concerning Radiation Safety







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    Contact us by phone at: 409.772.2279
    On-campus ext. 22279

    Business Hours

    Mon-Fri 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Holiday Schedule

    Radiation Safety Observes Schools & Institutional Support Holiday Schedule

    Physical Address

    1302 Mechanic
    Room 2.112
    Galveston, Texas 77555

    Mailing Address

    UTMB Health
    Radiation Safety
    301 University Blvd.
    Galveston, Texas 77555-1111