Section: Safety and Security
Policy Number: 7-9
Policy Name: Radioactive Material and Machines Capable of Producing Ionizing Radiation
Date: February 15, 1976
Revisions: June 5, 1989

  1. PURPOSE

    To ensure all activities related to sources of ionizing radiation are conducted in compliance with U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations and license conditions, Delaware Radiation Control Regulations, and University Regulations.

  2. POLICY

    No person shall purchase, receive, possess, use, transfer, or dispose of any source of ionizing radiation (radioactive material or equipment capable of producing ionizing radiation as defined by regulation) except with the approval of and in accordance with procedures established by the Radiation Safety Committee and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety.

    For more information regarding sources of ionizing radiation, contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (ext. 8475).

Submitted by: Department of Environmental Health and Safety