Radiation Safety Training for Research Radiation Producing Machines Online

1 hour
Course mode: 
Self-paced online

Intended audience

This course is required for individuals using radiation producing machines in a research setting. This training is not intended for individuals operating x-ray devices used on humans (Medical Centers or School of Dentistry).


This course teaches the production, controls, and machine types of Radiation Producing Machines (RPMs). It also reviews engineering controls, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment. It closes with a discussion of registration, safe operating procedures, machine maintenance, and emergencies.

Regulations and resources

WAC 246-277-060

WAC 246-228-050

Radiation Producing Devices

Radiation Safety Manual

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


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201