Radiation Safety provides radiation safety services to all of UTMB, Services include but are not limited to:
Leak tests sealed radioactive sources.
Wipe test laboratories where radioactive materials are used.
Receives and inspects incoming packages containing radioactive materials.
Assists faculty in preparing applications for Radioactive Materials Use Permits, Laser Registrations, and Laser Use Permits.
Administers the personnel radiation dosimetry program.
Calibrates radiation survey instruments.
Conducts radiation surveys of microwave ovens and electron microscopes.
Approves Purchase Orders for radioactive materials.
Develops and delivers radiation and laser safety training.
Oversees packaging, labeling, and documentation for shipping radioactive material off campus.
Provides safety oversite of the use of radiation producing machines and lasers.