Radiation Safety Training
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and
Minnesota Department of Health regulations require
that all individuals who work in areas where
radioisotopes are used and/or personal radiation
monitoring is required, must receive radiation
protection training prior to working in such
areas, or using sources of ionizing radiation.
Training must cover some or all of the following
topics, depending on whether the trainee is a user
of radioisotopes or not.
To register and take the online training, go to
Training Registration Site, follow
instructions under heading #1, then select one
of the following training:
Safety Training for Radioactive Material
Required for individuals who handle
radioactive materials. Also, all
medical, dental, veterinary and research x-ray
operators must complete this module for part
of their radiation safety training, or
The Radiation Protection Division (RPD) of DEHS
also offers annual in-person training as a part of
its audit processes. For information
regarding the "In-person
Radiation Protection Training",
please call: 612-626-6002.
Safety Orientation Training
For staff and students (Non-rad material
users) requiring access to radioactive
material use areas and laboratories.