Radiation Safety Training for Research Laboratory Use - Online

3 hours
Annual by completing refresher
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Radiation Safety Training consists of a 2-hour online course and a 1-hour online final lecture and exam to satisfy the basic training requirement for radiation workers as set forth in the University of Washington Radioactive Materials License. The final lecture and exam is the last module in the training.

The total time to complete the training is 3-hours. You may stop and return to that point as needed.

For people who only use uranium, please take to the Uranium Training instead.

For people who only use sealed sources, please take the Sealed Source Training instead.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at dso@uw.edu.
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at ehstrain@uw.edu and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at ehstrain@uw.edu


Intended Audience 

All personnel who use radioactive materials at the UW.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201