Radiation Safety Manual

University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) has an on-site Radiation Safety Officer (RSO). The RSO maintains direct line reporting to the Executive Director of Environmental Health and Safety who keeps University management informed of significant radiation safety issues. The responsibilities of the RSO are described in the license issued by the Massachusetts Radiation Control Program (MRCP) which permits the use of radioisotopes at UMass. The RSO reports all issues concerning audits, inspections, licensing, waste management, direction and needs of the Radiation Safety Program to the Radiation Use Committee (RUC).