Radiation Sub-committee

Terms of reference

  1. Advise the OHS Policy Committee on all matters relating to radiation usage including policy development, monitoring the provision and content of training courses, risk assessments, compliance with state and federal laws and the Monash University Radiation Policy.
  2. Initiate periodic reviews of the use of all sources of radiation at Monash University.

Operation

  1. Provide a forum for discussion on matters relating to radiation between OHS staff and sub-committee members.
  2. Meet at least twice each year, with at least half the members present for a quorum.
  3. Send minutes to OHS Policy Committee.
  4. Chairperson to attend one meeting of the OHS Policy Committee each year to report on matters relating to radiation safety.
  5. Advise the OHS Policy Committee on replacement of committee members, as needed.

Members

Member Committee position
Vacant
Department of Pharmacology
Chairperson who is a Head of Department or a senior academic from a department using ionising radiation
Dr Matthew Dimmock
Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Staff member from a medical and biological sciences department with expertise in ionising radiation
Vacant
School of Physics
Staff member from a physical sciences department with expertise in ionising radiation
Vacant Radiation Safety Officer from a hospital-based department
Dr Craig Forsyth
School of Chemistry
Radiation Safety Officer from a physical sciences or medical or biological sciences department (whichever the chairperson is not from)
John Arvanitakis
School of Biological Sciences
Staff member with some expertise in ionising radiation safety and preferably some familiarity with OHS matters
Margaret Rendell
Occupational Health and Safety
OHS staff member
Vacant
ARPANSA
External expert
Sergio Costantin
Australian Synchrotron
Person with expertise in non-ionising radiation
Vacant Observer: nominee of the OHS Manager