6. Working with Radiation


Radiation sources may occur as ionizing and non-ionizing radiation


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Working with radiation is strictly regulated by laws and regulations. All workplaces must comply with the regulations, and ensure that the work is carried out accordingly. See here for an overview of laws and regulations.

There are additional safety requirements for those who work with radiation, but there are also strict requirements for storing radioactive material and handling waste from all types of radiation sources.


See procedures on how to work with:
Radioactive isotopes
Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation from instruments


Useful links:

See here for internal UoB guidelines.

Se here  for information of radiation and radiation protection.