100.30: Reference to Federal Regulations
100.40: Reference to State Regulations
100.50: Radiation Safety Committee
100.60: Revocation of Approval
100.70: Threat To Health, Property or the Environment
Introduction - The University of Idaho recognizes the importance of radioactive materials and radiation-producing equipment in the teaching and research activities conducted at the university. The purpose of this Radiation Safety Manual is to promote these beneficial activities while providing procedures which will ensure that all activities comply with the university's radioactive materials license, and registration of radiation-producing equipment.
Applicability - All personnel who use University of Idaho facilities, or who participate in University of Idaho sponsored activities which involve the use of radioactive materials or radiation-producing equipment, are expected to comply with the provisions of this manual. This applies to all personnel whether or not they are employees or students of the university.
Reference To Federal Regulations - The provisions of this manual are designed to ensure compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations. The Code of Federal Regulations, Title 10, is considered an integral part of this Radiation Safety Manual and should be consulted whenever additional information is needed. These regulations are available at the Environmental Health and Safety Office.
Reference to State Regulations - The provisions of this manual are designed to ensure compliance with Idaho Radiation Control regulations concerning radiation-producing equipment. These regulations are considered an integral part of this Radiation Safety Manual and should be consulted whenever additional information is needed. These regulations are available at the Environmental Health and Safety Office.
Radiation Safety Committee - Under the university's radioactive materials license and registration of radiation-producing equipment, the authority for administration of a comprehensive radiation safety program is delegated to the Radiation Safety Committee.
Revocation of Approval - Failure of an individual to comply with the provisions and procedures in this manual or any other special provisions and procedures specified by the Radiation Safety Committee can result in the committee revoking the individual's approval of working with radioactive materials and/or radiation-producing equipment. In addition, any radioactive materials or radiation-producing equipment possessed by this individual may be confiscated or their use prevented.
Threat To Health, Property or the Environment - The radiation safety officer or designee is authorized to restrict access to a laboratory or an area or to immediately terminate a project, process or any other procedure that poses an imminent danger to health, property or the environment.