The Radiation Safety Program establishes a set of requirements for those working with radioactive materials and devices at the University of Waterloo. 

See the Radiation Safety Program for more information. 


Training

Those working with radiation at the University must complete the following:

  1. Working With Radiation (SO2030) 
    • An online training module that outlines the basic principles of working safely with radioactive materials and devices.
  2. Basic practical radiation safety training (provided by the Safety Office)
    • Contact the Safety Office to book your one on one training session after completing Working With Radiation (SO2030).
  3. Laboratory specific practical radiation safety training (provided by the principal investigator)

Additional resources and information

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)

Sealed Source Tracking (CNSC)