Radiation Safety Committee has primary responsibility
for oversight of the University radiation safety program.
The membership of the Committee includes faculty representing
the major uses of radioisotopes and the geographical areas
of the University, a member of the Administration, and
the Radiation Safety Officer. Selected staff of REHS assists
the Committee, as necessary.
The Committee is formally appointed by the Vice President
for Academic Affairs and is charged with the following
The Committee typically meets at least four times per
year. A quorum of the Committee consists of the following:
and approve the policies for the radiation safety
program and the Radiation Safety Guide to:
conformance with the ALARA philosophy for all
members of the University community and the public;
compliance with all applicable regulations; and
the sound and environmentally responsible disposal
of waste materials.
as necessary, and approve all authorized uses of licensed
as necessary, and review the radiation safety program
and the radiation safety office. This shall include,
but may not be limited to, the policies and procedures
for controlling and maintaining inventories, possession
limits, the procurement and transfer of licensed materials,
emergency response, and training of users.
revisions to the Radiation Safety Guide, other documents
and procedures without prior notification to the Nuclear
Regulatory Commission. This may include changes required
by NRC rule changes; a change in internal management
forms; contractors for bioassay, waste disposal or
the continued quality of the radiation safety program.
any differences between authorized users and REHS.
staff member, or student is strongly encouraged to contact
a member of the Committee to discuss any issues of concern
regarding any aspect of our program.
of the Committee
of Management (University Administration)
- Two other
members of the Committee who are authorized users
|Andrew Vershon, Chair
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
||Professor, Physics & Astronomy
||Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
||Professor, Food Science
Professor, Animal Science
||Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Microbiology
Cell Biology and Neuroscience
||Associate Professor, Earth & Environmental Sciences
||Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs - Representative of Management
||Professor, Biology - Camden
Patrick McDermott, RSO
|University Health Physicist
||Associate Vice President for Research Regulatory Affairs
||Associate Professor, CABM