- Published on September 24, 2014
The inventory system enables OH&S to track every stock material from the moment it arrives at UAB until its disposal. The system is important because it reduces the loss of radioactive material and enables UAB to remain in compliance with ADPH and USNRC regulations.
To ensure the system is working as designed, OH&S continually monitors inventory submissions and regularly audits users.
OH&S Radioactive Material Inventory
- Published on September 22, 2014
The Fair will be held on Friday, Oct. 10th from 11 AM to 2:30 PM on the lawn of Rast Hall (off 10th Ave, between 14th & 15th Street, across from the UAB Campus Green). image by Fredia Dillard/UAB
A Fire Safety Demonstration involving the burning of full-scale models of residence hall rooms will follow the Homecoming Parade.
There will be free food and drinks, music, free T-shirts, giveaways, Campus Rec Center boot camp, hula hooping, as well as health and safety displays and presentations.
- Published on September 19, 2014
Calibration is the process by which a quantitative measuring instrument is manipulated to respond and indicate a certain range of acceptable values. Accurate instrument calibration and its proper use is fundamental in a clinical or research laboratory program. Proper calibration ensures that meters can accurately detect radiation. It is also important to understand what is being calibrated and how the calibration is being performed. In this article, we will be discussing calibration of radioactive detecting instruments.