How do I get approval to work with radiation?

Permission to use radioactive materials or radiation producing machines (RPMs) at UC Berkeley is authorized by the issuance of a Radiation Use Authorization (RUA).

NEW RUA

If you would like to apply for a new RUA, click here.

 

EXISTING RUA

Radioactive Materials Authorization (RUA)

If you would like to be added to an existing Radiation Use Authorization (RUA):

  1. Complete the appropriate training.
  2. Follow instructions for Radioactive Materials on-boarding.

Radiation Producing Machine Authorization (RUA)

If you would like to be added to an existing Radioactive Materials Radiation Use Authorization (RUA):

  1. Complete the appropriate training.
  2. Have your RUA Holder or Lab Contact submit your completed Radiation User Information Form along with an RUA Change Form to have you added to their RUA. If your RUA requires dosimetry then complete a Dosimeter Issuance and Information Form and submit that to radsafety@berkeley.edu. For more information on personal dosimetry, check out our webpages here.