Welcome to the University of Kentucky's Radiation Safety Division. UK safety begins with you!

Our Mission

This department is responsible for all aspects of radioactive materials use at UK. The radiation protection program includes radioactive materials user authorization, film badges and bioassays, survey meter calibration, radiation safety training, radioactive waste handling, and purchasing of radioactive materials. The unit is also responsible for x-ray and laser safety programs.

Announcement: New Waste and Inventory System!

We are upgrading to a new version of the EHS waste and inventory system.  The last day to submit a waste ticket or do work in the current system is Friday, September 17th.  The system will then be down for a few days for the conversion.  You’ll be able to start working in the new system on Wednesday, September 22nd.  Please watch this instructional video on how to submit a waste ticket in the new system in preparation for the upgrade:

Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety

102 Animal Pathology
Lexington, KY 40546-0076

Phone: (859) 323-6308
Fax: (859) 323-4752

After Hours

911 (from on-campus phones)
(859) 699-6084

Radiation Safety Staff

Organizational Chart

Complete EHS Staff Listing