CSU Policy: Radiation Control and Safety

Policy Title: Radiation Control and Safety Category: Public Safety/Risk Management
Owner: Vice President for University Operations Policy ID#: 6-6021-003
Environmental Health Services
Web: http://www.ehs.colostate.edu/
Email: EHS@ColoState.edu
Phone: (970 491-6745
Original Effective Date: 11/1/1996
Last Major Revision: 7/1/2016
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The Radiation Control Manual conveys the official policies and rules of Colorado State University for the control of all sources of, and exposures to, ionizing radiation that are within the jurisdiction of the University. The manual is required by the University’s Broad Scope and Irradiator Licenses and is approved and on file with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. It is managed by the University’s Radiation Control Office.


Official Charter/Authority and Responsibility: This committee is required by Colorado Department of Health and Environment’s Regulations Pertaining to Radiation Control and is stipulated in the CSU Radioactive Materials Broad Scope License. A policy relating to the responsibilities and structure of the Committee has been developed and adopted by CSU. Specific instructions and bylaws for committee function are found in the document “RI-40 Radiation Safety Committee”.

Membership: The Committee consists of at least 7 voting members selected from the community of Radiation Control Office approved Principal Users. Committee members serve a three-year term. The Radiation Safety Officer and the Director of Environmental Health Services are ex-officio voting members of the Committee. The Radiation Control Manual, which is incorporated by reference into the Licenses, stipulates that the Radiation Safety Committee be appointed by the Vice President for Research.

Reporting: The Committee reports to the Vice President for University Operations and Vice President for Research


Radiation Control Manual

Radiation Control Office


Approved 7/1/2016 by Lynn Johnson, VPUO (effective 1/15/2016)

History of Revisions:

1 January 1994

30 December 1996

30 April 2001

22 March 2005

2 June 2009

1 June 2011

15 January 2016


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