The Non-Ionizing Radiation (NIR) Safety Program is designed to help protect employees, students and the general public from the harmful effects of non-ionizing radiation.
A SAFETY ALERT was issued for users of ZEISS laser equipped microscopy equipment and laser equipped imaging systems.
The Laser Safety Program is established to facilitate and ensure the safe and knowledgeable use of lasers in laboratories, classrooms and the environment.
Created and used by EH&S’s Radiation Safety Program
The Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) is responsible for the safe use of radiation producing devices and radioactive materials at all UW locations, including the UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.
The RSC is comprised of members from departments across the University that regularly use radiation producing devices or radioactive materials.
In addition, several members are specifically designated, including: