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Radiation and Laser Safety


University of the Pacific is committed to providing a healthy and safe working environment for all members of the campus community who work with radioactive products. This is accomplished by way of compliance with best practices and standards of operation promulgated by EH&S, and in compliance with the University Radiation License held under approval of the Radiologic Health Branch of the State of California Department of Public Health. The University of the Pacific EH&S Department provides support and oversight of radiation safety, including guidelines for prudent work practices in the (a) handling, storage, and use of radioactive materials and (b) use of radiation-producing  instruments/equipment (including x-ray diffraction) in accordance with university policies and California regulations. 

*If you will be working with laser or x-ray equipment, please contact Risk Management for the required training courses.