It is expected that 90% of dosimeters issued to a series will be accounted for within 30 days of the end of the wear period specified on each dosimeter. If a series fails to meet this expectation it will be charged a fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each dosimeter not accounted for.
Professionals who have some radiation safety job responsibilities may be interested in a one-time radiation safety course offered by the UW Environmental and Occupational Health Services Continuing Education Programs.
Please note that this course does not meet the requirements of EH&S radiation safety training. For more information about EH&S's free online and classroom radiation safety courses, please visit our Training page.
This document defines the process for approving for and approving human subject research studies that contain research use of radition using diagnostic imaging.
1) Click on the link below to download the application.
2) Save the application in a file folder on your computer.
3) From the folder, open the file with Adobe Reader or Acrobat.
The cost of disposing radioactive waste is recovered via a cost center at the UW. Fortunately, the rates for disposing most radioactive waste streams decreased this year due to switching to a waste processing facility with thermal treatment capabilities. The new waste processor charges by the pound for thermal treatment so the new rates are calculated based upon weight as opposed to volume as in the past.
What are the new waste disposal rates?
The EH&S website was redesigned to be more user-friendly, easier to navigate and aligned with the UW brand style.
Please note that most web page URLs have changed; please update your bookmarks and materials accordingly.
The main menu options are organized by safety topic to quickly locate safety information.
The PI Guide is an introduction to Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) for Principal Investigators (PIs) new to the University of Washington. This guide is also a reference tool for any PI. It outlines your health and safety responsibilities as a PI and provides links to related resources. It lists related requirements for grant proposals, purchases, and similar actions. It also outlines how to plan for emergencies and disasters.
The Pre-Entry Assessment Team (PEAT) is the UW's first responder disaster team that consists of members of EH&S and UW Tacoma Safety and Security.