The X-Ray Safety Program establishes a set of requirements for those working with X-ray devices at the University of Waterloo.

See the X-ray Safety Program for more information and contact the x-ray safety officer with questions about this program. 


Those working with x-rays at the University must complete the following:

  1. X-ray Safety (SO1011)
    • An online training module that outlines the basic principles of working safely with x-ray devices
  2. Laboratory specific x-ray safety practical (provided by PI)
    • Details of practical are provided in the X-ray Safety Program
  3. Review and submission of the Information Memo to X-ray Workers to the x-ray safety officer

Permit holders and their lab managers may confirm their approved workers on the Permit SharePoint site.

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