Welcome to the Washington University and Washington University Medical Center (Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Central Institute for the Deaf, Children's Hospital, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the School of Medicine) Radiation Safety Homepage. Our mission is to promote and maintain a safe radiation environment for our institution by providing appropriate programs and services. Our commitment is to protect human health and the environment while ensuring regulatory compliance and protecting the interests of the University and the other participating institutions.

This Homepage provides our research staff a variety of information about our radiation safety program for the extensive research sector, including safety policies, recommendations, procedures and training.

Please visit our "Frequently Asked Questions" page. You will find answers to some commonly asked questions regarding radwaste, research authorizations, lab surveys, dosimetry, training, RAM purchasing and receiving, general information and "definitions". More categories to come that are currently under construction.

The Office of Radiation Safety is dedicated to Washington University's sustainability efforts. Visit http://sustainability.wustl.edu for more information.

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