Employees working in areas where radioactive materials are used must receive appropriate instructions for handling emergencies.

In the event of an incident involving ionizing radiation or radioactive materials:

  • Evacuate the area and immediately.
  • Call 911.
  • Tell the dispatcher that radioactive materials are present.
  • After notification, take every precaution to prevent further release, spread or needless tracking of radioactive materials.

For further information consult the Radiation Safety Program or call Safety and Environmental Management at 581.4055.