Radiation and Laser Safety

The Radiation and Laser Safety group works with the research community and regulatory stakeholders to ensure safe and compliant conduct of research involving the use of ionizing radiation and lasers.

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Facts About Ionizing Radiation Radiation cannot be discerned by human senses. Radiation and... read more

No Job Should Be Considered So Important That It Cannot Be Done Safely. The... read more

The light produced by a laser has a unique combination of spatial coherence (all waves in "step... read more

Welcome to UMass Amherst!  The following is meant to provide basic information to new principal... read more

The authorized user (Principle Investigator) must file a ... read more

This document includes a letter to Prospective Radiation Users from Environmental Health and... read more

University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) has an on-site Radiation Safety Officer (RSO). The... read more