To work with radioactive material at the University at Buffalo, you must fill out one of two types of applications as noted below.
All users of Radioactive Material at the University at Buffalo must be familiar with the material in the Radioactive Materials Safety Manual, Guide to Radioactive Waste Management and the Commitment to Health and Safety in the Working and Learning Environment Policy.
If you are a principal investigator of a research project involving radioactive materials, and/or qualified individuals responsible for supervising radioactive materials use by associate users or students in laboratories, request Principal Investigator authorization.
If you are an individual (technician, faculty or staff) working under the supervision of and directly responsible to a Principal Investigator, request Associate Investigator authorization.
The approval process is as follows:
Previous training or experience at another facility will not exempt the candidate from this training requirement.
To start the approval process, request authorization below. Once your application has been received, you will receive further instructions and be notified of the next available date for New User Orientation.