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Assistant Director, Radiation Safety Officer|Environmental Health and Safety
Jim Herrold

Jim Herrold, CHP

Wyoming Hall 258


Radiation Source Management

X-ray policies and procedures
X-ray and radiation source acquisition
X-ray source inventory records

NRC License Management

Radioactive materials policies
Laboratory inspections and surveys
Survey instrument calibrations
Sealed source inventory & leak testing

Personnel Exposure Monitoring

Whole-body and extremity badges
Thyroid and urine bioassays
Embryo/fetus monitoring
Radiation producing instruments

Laser Safety Officer

Go to the Radiation Safety Program Page


Research Compliance Assistance

Oversees research-based chemical, biological and radiological safety compliance
Partners with UW Research and Economic Development Office and the Academic Affairs Office
Environmental Compliance Certification (ECC) process for the DOE/USAMRMC grants
Manages the computer based lab safety management system

Go to the Research Assistance Page



M.S. Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2000
B.S. Natural Sciences & Mathematics, University of Wyoming, 1996
B.A. Journalism & Communications, University Of Wyoming, 1980
Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society, April 1996
Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society, April 1993

Professional Affiliations:

Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association
Campus Radiation Safety Officers
Health Physics Society, Plenary Member, RSO Section Board
Rocky Mountain Chapter Health Physics Society
Wyoming State Emergency Response Commission 1998-2004
Wyoming Radiological Response Team 1997-present


Certified Health Physicist (CHP)
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Masters Level
National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists (NRRPT)
OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 1910.120
Hazardous Materials Transportation (CDL), State of Wyoming
Laser Safety Officer Training

Work Experience:

UW Radiation Safety Officer, 7/93 to present
Laser Safety Officer, 2010 to present
UW Assistant RSO/Hazardous Materials Manager. 5/89 to 6/93
UW Radiation Safety/Hazardous Waste Assistant, 5/85 to 4/89 

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