Radiation

Radiation refers to the transfer of energy through space away from a source. At the university, radioisotopes and radiation producing equipment such as lasers and X-ray machines are often used in research activities. 

EHS provides technical expertise and support to ensure compliance with federal and provincial regulations as they pertain to the use of radioactive material at the university.
Our services include the following:
  • Review and approval of applications for work with radioisotopes & radiation-emitting devices & purchase of materials
  • Advice on equipment and laboratory decontamination
  • Inspections of laser and x-ray equipment

Regulators/regulations

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)

Alberta Occupational Health & Safety

Health Canada

Planning to work with radioisotopes, lasers or x-ray equipment at the university?

Contact EHS