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Radiation Safety Training

Basic training for unsealed radioisotope users

All new users of unsealed ionizing radiation at the University of Colorado are required to complete a Basic Radiation Safety Orientation Module prior to working with any radioactive materials.

Sign up for a training session by visiting the Online Registration website and choosing "Radiation Safety". The initial basic course must be completed at the Environmental Health and Safety Center. It is computer based and takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.

Map to the Environmental Health & Safety Center (EHSC) on the Boulder campus. All training sessions take place in Room 115.

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Refresher training for unsealed radioisotope users

All users of unsealed radioactive materials at the University of Colorado must complete Radiation Safety (Refresher) Training every three years.

For your convenience, you may now complete the required quiz ONLINE!

Click here to complete the quiz for Unsealed Isotope users.

Feel free to use the Radiation Safety Handbook and waste information on the main page to aid you in taking the quiz.

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Basic & refresher training for sealed source users

In order to work with sealed sources, you must first complete a quiz after reading a training packet.

If you would like to read the packet of Sealed Source information, it is available here

If you would like to take the training quiz for Sealed Source Users, it is available here

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Basic & refresher training for x-ray machine users

In order to work with X-Ray Machines, you must first complete a quiz after reading a training packet.

If you would like to read the packet of X-Ray Machine information, it is available here

If you would like to take the training quiz for X-Ray Machine Users, it is available here

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Dosimeter Application

Whole Body Dosimetry Application

You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat reader to open the application.

Print the document out, fill it in, and return it to Health Physics via campus mail (CB 413) or FAX (303) 492-1322.

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