Earth Week Document Shredding

Earth Week 2016

As part of Earth Week, UTSA EHSRM will be providing sensitive document shredding services, thanks to The Green Fund. Visit our recycling news page for more information.

Rowdy New U

Rowdy New U

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Gold Star Labs

Gold Star Labs

Check out our growing list of GOLD STAR LABS!

Reduce, re-use, recycle!

Help us achieve our vision of a greener campus. Visit our recycling home page for more information.

Bauerle Road Garage

Grand Opening!

Announcing the new Occupational Health & Wellness Center!

Radiation and Laser Safety Training


Online Training

Laser Safety and Radiation Safety Training are available online at The Learning Source.

Classroom Training

All personnel who work in a laboratory where radioactive materials are present must complete Radiation Safety Training. Submission of a certificate or a suitable memo from another institution indicating that an equivalent course has previously been taken may substitute for the UTSA course requirement. The Radiation Safety Officer will determine if a course can be substituted. It is the responsibility of radioisotope users to protect non-users through safe work practices.

Ad hoc training sessions are available on request. Contact the Radiation Safety Officer to schedule an ad hoc training session.

Users of radiation-producing machines must have training appropriate to a machine and its degree of hazard. For minimal-threat machines, proper instruction in the operation of the machine and acknowledging an awareness of the inherent radiation hazard of the machine may be sufficient training. For more hazardous machines such as analytical x-ray diffraction, specific training is dictated by the state regulations and must be kept on file.