Western University has a Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Licence issued by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to possess, transfer, import, export, use and store the nuclear substances, the radiation devices and the prescribed equipment. The University has established the Radiation Safety Program to comply with the Nuclear Safety and Control Acts and Regulations. The Radiation Safety Program structure includes the Senior Management, the Radiation Safety Coordinator and the Radiation Safety Committee.
The University issues the Internal Permits to a University employee who is the principle investigator or person in charge of the locations where the Nuclear Substances, the radiation devices or the prescribed equipment are used or stored.
All permit holders and workers listed on the permit must meet the following requirements:
Western University is committed to taking every reasonable precaution, as is practical, to maintain radiation exposure to staff, students and the public to ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable). The University Safety Program is designated to keep radiation exposures to ALARA by:
TLD Badge wearers can check their exposure levels on the Mirion Technologies website by following the link and these instructions:
Radiation Safety Data Sheets are available at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission website.For access to other related forms, click on "Documents and Forms" from the bottom banner of this page and go to Forms> Health & Safety.
If you have any questions or require assistance please contact Hoa Ly, Radiation Safety Coordinator at 519-661-2111 ext 84746 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.