Radiation Safety Training, Initial – Online

2 hours
Upon initial assignment
The initial online training prior to registering for the in-person class.
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Radiation Safety Training consists of a 2-hour online course and a 2-hour classroom training with final exam to satisfy the basic training requirement for radiation workers as set forth in the University of Washington Radioactive Materials License.

Registration for the classroom session is at the end of the online course. You have 90 days to complete the classroom and pass the exam before you have to retake the online course.

Instructor-led classes will now be offered online. Please contact Radiation Safety at radsaf@uw.edu to arrange the final portion of your training.


Intended Audience 

All personnel who use radioactive materials at the UW; individuals who have not yet completed the training may work under the direct supervision of laboratory personnel/staff that are already certified as Radiation Workers by the EH&S Radiation Safety Office (the period of direct supervision may not exceed 90 days)


EH&S Training

(206) 543-7201