Western University is currently registered with the Ontario Ministry of Labour to use and store the X-ray equipment. The University has established the X-ray Safety Program to comply with Occupational Health and Safety Act and X-ray Safety Regulation. The X-ray Safety Program structure includes the Senior Management, the Radiation Safety Coordinator and the Radiation Safety Committee.
The University issues the Internal Permits to a University employee who is the Principal Investigator or Person in Charge of the locations where the X-ray equipment are used or stored. All users must meet the following requirements:
Western is committed to taking every reasonable precaution, as is practical, to maintain radiation exposure to staff, students and the public to ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable). The X-ray Safety Program is designated to keep radiation exposures to ALARA by:
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If you have any questions or require assistance please contact Hoa Ly, Radiation Safety Coordinator at 519-661-2111 ext 84746 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.