Georgia State University is licensed to possess certain radioactive materials by the state of Georgia . The laws require that certain "Standards for Protection Against Radiation" as set forth in Georgia Department of Natural Resources "Rules and Regulations for Radioactive Materials," Chapter 391-3-17, must be enforced by persons holding such licenses. It is also required that all individuals working or frequenting areas where radioactive materials are stored or used shall be informed of the Basic Right-To-Know information that is stated "The State Notice To Employees Sign". Further, users of X-ray and radiation producing machines are required by state law to comply with the "Rules and Regulations for X-ray," Chapter 290-5-22.
The success of the Radiation Safety Program results from the cooperative efforts between the Radiation Protection Committee (RPC), the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), Principal Investigators (PI), and laboratory staff.
This Radiation Safety & Regulatory Compliance Manual is written for the purpose of administering these standards at Georgia State University provides more detailed information on the Radiation Safety Program, including information specific to:
In the event of emergency, please contact the Radiation Safety hotline at 404-413-3510.
Obtaining Authorization to Order, Possess and Use Radioactive Materials a GSU
Termination of Laboratory Operations (Close-Outs)
General Rules and Procedures for Use of Radioactive Materials at GSU
Rules for Specific Isotopes (S-35, P-32 & H-3)
CURRENT RADIATION SAFETY COURSE SCHEDULE
2013 Spring Training Schedule