This mandatory annual refresher course covers a variety of radiation safety topics on a rotating basis and is intended for personnel who have been previously certified to work with radioactive material on the UW-Madison campus. It is an online module followed by a short quiz. A score of 80% is required to pass.
Topics focus on safe work practices and regulatory compliance obligations.
- Radiation Safety 101 Parts 1 and 2
- Annually in October. Please complete by October 31
This in-person class is the second part of the Radiation Safety for Radiation Workers course. We will focus on the practical aspects of our program and safe use of radionuclides in the laboratory. Completion of Radiation Safety 101 parts 1 and 2 fulfills regulatory requirements and is mandatory for those who will use radioactive materials at UW-Madison.
Portions I and II of Radiation Safety 101 are required to be completed in order to become an Authorized User of radioactive material at UW-Madison.
- Radiation Safety 101 Part 1
- Completion of Radiation Safety 102 – Annual Refresher Training each year in October.
After successful completion of this two-part course, you will be a certified Radiation Worker at UW-Madison. Part 1 is a video designed to introduce Health Physics, the science of ionizing radiation. You will take a quiz and must score 80% or better to pass.
Part 2, held at 30 East Campus Mall, will cover practical aspects of our program and safe use of radionuclides in the laboratory. This 2-part training is mandatory for all radioactive materials users at UW–Madison.
- Radiation Safety 102 – annual refresher training is required each year in October