Radiation Safety officers

Radiation safety officers manage OHS issues associated with radiation hazards in their area. They are appointed by their Head of academic/administrative unit and are responsible for:

  • oversee purchase of radioactive substances
  • register sources of ionising radiation
  • keep records on the purchase, use, storage and disposal of radioactive substances
  • advise, inform and train people on local use, storage, transport and disposal of radioactive substances
  • maintain personal monitoring programs for users of radioactive substances
  • help manage risks and hazards associated with radiation safety
  • assist in the application of OHS procedures on radiation safety
  • review radiation safety aspects of research projects and teaching activities
  • respond to, investigate and develop corrective action following radiation safety incidents
  • liaise with the University's Radiation Protection Officer, OH&S, local OHS committee, Head of academic/administrative unit and local health and safety representatives
  • monitor local area compliance with radiation safety aspects of OHS policy and procedures
  • audit local area legal compliance with regard to radiation safety and report breaches to the Radiation Protection Officer
  • promote awareness of ionising radiation safety.
  • Appointment form (advise us of new appointments)

Training needs

List of Radiation Safety Officers

  1. Select "Radiation Officer" from the Officer Type field below.
  2. Filter the remaining fields according to your Faculty, School and Org Unit.
  3. Click "View Report" on the right hand side to view listing according to your preference.