Radiation safety at McGill is strictly regulated. The University has instituted policies, controls and services to insure all University and affiliated institution activities involving radioactive materials are performed in such a way as to protect students, staff, patients, and the general public from radiation exposure and/or contamination.
Radiation Safety Services
Find out what services we offer to the McGill community.
Spill Emergency Response
Procedures for dealing with radioisotope spills.
Radioactive Waste Disposal
The Hazardous Waste Management office explains how to properly manage and store radioactive wastes of various kinds.
Radiation Safety Manual
McGill's policies on radiation are detailed in the Radiation Safety Manual, Edition 6.0.
To obtain radiation safety forms for your lab, please click here.
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This information is intended to provide a reference to current regulations and to serve as a guide to acceptable methods of practice. It is not intended to serve as an introduction in radiation safety. Workers new to the field must attend the first available radiation safety training course offered before the start of radiation work.