Radiation Safety Training - For Users



All persons working with radioisotopes
(3 hour duration)

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Non Users - contact rad.safety@uottawa.ca

This training is designed for all users of radioactive materials and must be renewed regularly. Topics covered in this course include:

  • physical and biological characteristics of radiation;
  • risk analysis;
  • operational procedures; and
  • safe work practices.

Note: Training is required by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) for all radioisotope users. CNSC controls the University's site license and monitors our activities regularly. 


  • Interim Training - contact rad.safety@uottawa.ca
  • A User Registration Form must be completed and sent to ORM. Approval is required prior to being authorized to work with radioactive material (Form available from rad.safety@uottawa.ca

For more information

Tel: 613-562-5892 X3057

Email: rad.safety@uottawa.ca


ORM, Radiation and Biosafety


ORM, Radiation and Biosafety
1 Nicholas Street; 840
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Alternate version
This workshop is not offered in the other official language at this time.
Your request must be approved by a supervisor.
Delivery mode
In class
If you have any accessibility needs, please contact the service offering the workshop as soon as possible so we can ensure your accessibility needs are met (see your invitation for contact information

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