Date Established: 8/18/2009
Date Last Updated: -
Category: Environmental, Health and Safety
Environment, Health and Safety
Associate Vice President for Facilities
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The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance for the collection and disposal of lead foil or lead sheets commonly used in UB laboratories to shield the user from radioactivity.
The primary responsibility for following this policy rests with the principal investigator or supervisor of the area where lead shielding is in use. Any researchers, students or other employees who work in those areas must be trained and made aware of this policy.
Lead shielding refers to the use of lead as a form of radiation protection to shield people or objects from radiation. It may be present in the form of foil or sheets.
This procedure shall be reviewed once every two years, or as changes require.
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