Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety is responsible for the management of radioactive material and the use of radiation at UNMC in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services regulatory requirements. Radiation Safety also oversees the use of radioactive material and radiation use at Nebraska Medicine

Additional services include responding to spills/releases on a 24-hour basis, conducting internal radiation safety audits and maintaining databases to comply with the recordkeeping requirement mandated by the regulations.  Radiation Safety also maintains the Radiation Health Center for the local nuclear power plants and manages the personnel radiation monitoring program (e.g., radiation badging, bioassays) for both UNMC and Nebraska Medicine.