Radiation Safety

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First get the Pink 111 Lab Radiation User Safety Form from a 111-Lab staff person. Fill out Completely 

  1. Watch the Physics 111-Lab Radiation Safety Video.
  2. Go to the on-line sealed source training at the EH&S site http://ehs.berkeley.edu/radiation-safety/radiation-safety-initial-training 
    Print the last page showing completion of training
  3. Read Radiation Use document for 111-Lab RUA-3271
  4. Read Cryogenic training sheet
  5. Physics Emergency  Contacts 
  6. Radiation Safety Manual PDF
  7. You need to wear long pants and closed toe shoes while doing any experiment using a radiation source.
  8. Survey the area of your experiment, with Geiger counter,  before starting to check for any leakage from any radiation source before you start.
  9. You should read the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Document ReadMe-PPE
  10. SOPs = Standard Operating Procedures for Beta, Compton, Gamma, and Rutherford experiments SOPs

Now you can fill out, initial, and sign the pink sheet. Turn the following in to Don Orlando then a GSI will give you your radiation ring:

  • 111 Lab Radiation User Safety Form (pink)
  • Sealed Source User Record of Training Completion certificate