Radiation Safety Training for Research Laboratory Use

3 hours
Upon initial assignment
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Radiation Safety Training consists of a 2-hour online course and a 1-hour online final lecture and exam to satisfy the basic training requirement for radiation workers as set forth in the University of Washington Radioactive Materials License. The final lecture and exam is the last module in the training.

The total time to complete the training is 3-hours. You may stop and return to that point as needed.

For people who only use uranium, please take to the Uranium Training instead.

For people who only use sealed sources, please take the Sealed Source Training instead.



Intended Audience 

All personnel who use radioactive materials at the UW; individuals who have not yet completed the training may work under the direct supervision of laboratory personnel/staff that are already certified as Radiation Workers by the EH&S Radiation Safety Office (the period of direct supervision may not exceed 90 days)


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201