RADIATION SAFETY COMMITTEE

Membership of Radiation Safety Committee

A.     The Radiation Safety Committee shall consist of members representing each department possessing radioactive materials or ionizing radiation-producing
        equipment. The chair and departmental representatives are appointed or removed by the president upon recommendation by the dean of the College of Liberal Arts
        and Sciences.  The director of environmental health and safety shall be an exofficio member and the university radiation safety officer shall be an ex officio
        non-voting member of the committee.  This committee is directly responsible to the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  Length of terms of
        committee members is indefinite.

B.     Duties and responsibilities of the committee are:

        1.     Develop and promulgate policies and procedures regarding ionizing radiation safety within the university;

        2.     Review and grant permission for, or disapprove, the use of radiation sources for experimental, routine, or non-routine uses within the university from the
                standpoint of radiological health and safety of experimenters, students, faculty, staff, and the general public;

        3.     Recommend candidates to the president for the position of university radiation safety officer;

        4.     Outline the duties of the radiation safety officer;

        5.     Ensure that all state and federal requirements and standards are met under the university's license regarding ionizing radiation sources and that proper
                reports are submitted as scheduled;

        6.     Review annual reports from the radiation safety officer or other individuals with delegated responsibilities for health and safety practices of the university
                involving ionizing radiation sources. These include personnel dosimetry and contamination records, reports concerning use and operational hazard of
                ionizing radiation sources within the university's facilities and waste disposal records;

        7.     Investigate alleged infractions of safety rules or improper use of ionizing radiation sources brought to its attention by the radiation safety officer or other
                responsible personnel; and recommend remedial action to correct such infractions.

RADIATION SAFETY COMMITTEE

C. RADIATION SAFETY MEMBERSHIP
2003-2004
Biology Joel Stafstrom
Biology and Chemistry *John Mitchell
Geology Robert Bailey
Physics Susan Mini
^University Radiation Safety Officer Julia Sober
+Director, Environmental Health & Safety Robert Vest, Jr.
                                                * Chair
                                                ^ Ex officio
                                                + Ex officio, non-voting