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Radiation Safety Committee|Environmental Health and Safety

Radiation Safety

Required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for operation under a type-A broad scope byproduct materials license, the Radiation Safety Committee develops and administers the policies and procedures that control procurement and use of ionizing radiation. The rationale and functions of the committee are further described in University Regulation 1-2, section 3.I. The RSC meets quarterly, or as needed.

Members of the Radiation Safety Committee:

Ken Sims (Chair) Geology and Geophysics
Jim Herrold Radiation Safety Officer
Laura Peterson Chief Risk Officer
Dorothy Yates Research Office
Navamony Arulsamy Arts & Science College
Enette Larson Meyer Family & Consumer Science
Brenda Alexander Animal Science
Jefferson Snider College of Engineering & Applied Science
Kem Krueger
Health Sciences College
David Stephenson Molecular Biology


The following documents are available for inspection in the Environmental Health & Safety Office, Wyoming Hall, Room 258, West Campus.

  • A current copy of NRC Regulations (10CFR) including parts 19 and 20.
  • University of Wyoming Byproduct Materials License and amendments thereto.
  • Any NRC notice of violation(s), proposed civil penalties, and/or orders will be posted on the bulletin board outside of the Environmental Health & Safety Office in Wyoming Hall within two (2) days after issuance by the USAEC and will remain posted for a minimum of five (5) working days or until corrective action has been completed, whichever is later.
  • USNRC form NRC-3, "Notice to Employees."
  • University of Wyoming Radiation Safety Program plans and documents.

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