Radiation Safety

DRI's Radiation Safety program is currently managed by the UNR RLSO, who provides training, inspections, signage, and documentation for DRI projects that involve ionizing radiation, radiation-producing equipment or use of class 3B or 4 lasers/laser systems.

Contact DRI EH&S to make arrangements for radiation safety services.

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Ionizing Radiation

RedDot DRI Radiation Safety Manual

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Non-ionizing Radiation

pdf icon DRI Laser Safety Policy

pdf icon Laser Equipment Survey Form

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*** DOE-specific radiological control documents are in the DOE Programs area.  Contact DRI's EH&S Office for questions related to the radiation safety program on the NNSS.


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