The Radiation & Occupational Safety (ROccS) Program works to ensure UTMB employees, students, patients, and visitors are free from recognized safety & health hazards. ROccS works to ensure that UTMB is in compliance with regulations
and recommendations for the use of radioactive materials, X-rays, other radiation devices and lasers. ROccS also provides resources and consultation related to occupational safety issues to ensure a safe work environment for UTMB employees,
visitors and staff. Services include but are not limited to chemical safety, hazard exposure monitoring (chemical, noise, etc.), hazard communication act training, respirator fit testing, and food safety inspections. The program supports
the Radiation Safety Committee, Radioactive Drug Research Committee, Chemical Safety Committee and has representation on the General Safety Committee and subcommittees of the Environment of Care.
To view the Radiation & Occupational Safety Program Service Level Agreement, click this link: ROccS Service Level Agreement.