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The links on this page will mainly be of interest to small generators of radioactive wastes, such as hospitals and universities. They give examples of how other similar institutions deal with radioactive wastes and/or radiation safety issues.

Note: Some web sites may not be in English. See index here for language codes, such as    JP / EN .


  • Boston University Medical Center Radiation Protection Office (US)   EN 
  • Brigham & Womens Hospital (US)   EN 
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center - Radiation Safety Dept. (US)   EN 
  • Medical College of Georgia Radiation Safety Training For Public Safety (US)   EN 
  • Medical Waste Incineration Survey (US)   EN 
  • OUHSC Office of Radiation Safety (US)   EN 
  • Radioactive Waste-Syringes, Needles & Sharp Instruments (US)   EN 
  • San Diego VA Medical Center (US)   EN 
  • SUNY HSC Radiation Safety Office (US)   EN 
  • URMC Radiation Safety Unit (US)   EN 

    Research centres

  • CDC Radiation Safety Manual (US)   EN 
  • DOE Radiological Control Manual (US)   EN 
  • A guide to working safely with radiolabelled compounds (UK)   EN 
  • The Impact of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Policy on Biomedical Research (US)   EN 
  • Los Alamos Waste Management Program (US)   EN 
  • National Institutes of Health Radioactive Waste Disposal (US)   EN 
  • Radiation Safety in Educational, Medical & Research Institutions (Canada)   EN 
  •   La radioprotection dans les établissements d’enseignement, de santé & de recherche (Canada)   FR 


  • Baylor College of Medicine Radiation Safety Manual (US)   EN 
  • California State Univ. Fullerton - Radiation Safety (US)   EN 
  • Caltech Radiation Safety Manual (US)   EN 
  •   Radiation Safety Training & Reference Manual (US)   EN 
  • Case Western Reserve Univ. Radiation Safety (US)   EN 
  • Colgate Univ. Environmental Health & Safety Office (US)   EN 
  •   Radioactive Waste Disposal Procedures (US)   EN 
  • Cornell Univ. Environmental Health & Safety Office (US)   EN 
  •   Procedures for Disposal of Radioactive Materials (US)   EN 
  • CUSSTR - Commission Universitaire pour la Santé et la Sécurité au Travail Romande (Switzerland)   FR 
  • Dalhousie Univ. Radiation Safety Page (Canada)   EN 
  •   Radiation Safety Handbook (Canada)   EN 
  • East Tennessee State Univ. Radiation Safety Office (US)   EN 
  •   Review Materials for Radiation Safety Course (US)   EN 
  • Indiana Univ. Radiation Safety Section (US)   EN 
  • Michigan State Univ. Office of Radiation, Chemical & Biological Safety (US)   EN 
  •   Waste Disposal Guide (US)   EN 
  • Northeastern Univ. Environmental Health & Safety Office (US)   EN 
  •   Hazardous Waste Training (US)   EN 
  • PRUMA - Protección Radiológica de la Univ. de Málaga (Spain)   ES / EN 
  • Royal Holloway - Univ. of London (UK)   EN 
  • San Diego State Univ. Radiation Safety Office (US)   EN 
  • Stanford Univ. Health Physics Dept. (US)   EN 
  • Stirling Univ. - Radiation Safety (UK)   EN 
  • SUCPR - Univ. de Liège Service Universitaire de Contrôle Physique des Radiations (Belgium)   FR 
  • Syracuse Univ. Radiation Protection Program (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of Adelaide Radiation Safety Office (Australia)   EN 
  • Univ. of California, Berkeley Office of Environment, Health & Safety (US)   EN 
  •   Radioactive Waste Management (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of California, Davis Environmental Health & Safety Office (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of California, Irvine Environmental Health & Safety Office (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of California, Los Angeles Environment Health & Safety Office (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of California, San Diego Radiation Safety (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of California, San Francisco Environmental Health & Safety (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of Chicago Radiation Safety Office (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of Illinois Division of Environmental Health & Safety (US)   EN 
  •   Radiation Safety Manual (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of Mississippi Office of Radiological Safety (US)   EN 
  •   How to Purchase Radioactive Materials (US)   EN 
  •   Radiological Safety Manual (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of NSW Radiation Safety Office (Australia)   EN 
  • Univ. of Pittsburgh Radiation Safety Office (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of Saskatchewan Dept. of Health, Safety & Environment (Canada)   EN 
  • Univ. of South Carolina Radiation Safety Manual (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of Tennessee Basic Radiation Safety (US)   EN 
  • Univ. of Toronto Zoology Health & Safety Dept. (Canada)   EN 
  •   Procedure for Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Canada)   EN 
  • Worcester Polytechnic Inst. Radiation Safety Office (US)   EN 

    Other resources

  • College & Univ. EH&S Links (US)   EN 
  • Healthcare EnviroNet - Medical Waste Management (Canada)   EN 
  • IHcWaN - International Healthcare Waste Network (International)   EN 
  • Management of Waste from the Use of Radioactive Materials in Medicine, Industry, Agriculture, Research & Education Safety Guide (IAEA)   EN 
  • SULG - Small Users Liaison Group (UK)   EN 


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