Radiation Safety Committee & Subcommittees
Committee Responsibilities, Delegation of Authority and Subcommittees:
The Radiation Safety Committee
To ensure good communication between programs and to verify that activities are carried out according to established policies and procedures, the Director of Radiation Safety shall be a permanent member of the Radiation Safety Committee and of all of its subcommittees."*
The Radiation Safety Committee is responsible to hold quarterly meetings to discuss radiation related safety issues and to review issues discussed in the Safety Subcommittees. The RSC shall also provide an annual review or audit of the UML radiation safety program. For more information on the Radiation Safety Committee and Subcommittee members roles and responsibilities review the Approved Charter (pdf)
The Accelerator/X-ray Safety Subcommitte
The Accelerator/X-ray Safety Subcommittee reviews all aspects of radiation safety in and around accelerator and x-ray facilities. Decisions of the Subcommittee are binding subject to the ultimate approval by the Committee.
The Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety Subcommittee (NIRSSC)
The NIRSSC reviews aspects of laser and non-ionizing radiation safety. Decisions of the Subcommittee are binding subject to the ultimate approval by the Committee.
The Reactor Safety Subcommittee (RSSC)
The RSSC reviews all aspects of radiation safety for the reactor. Decisions of the Subcommittee are binding subject to the ultimate approval by the Committee.
Minutes of the meeting will be recorded and kept on file for review.
*Authorized Personnel: In reference to all procedures for the operation of the accelerator, authorized persons are those persons who have satisfactorily completed a training program with the Accelerator Engineer and who have been approved by the Accelerator Safety Subcommittee.
A current list of Committee/Subcommittee members can be obtained by request from the Radiation Safety Office.