- Reviews, evaluates, and approves safety standards, facility standards, training requirements, and license requirements associated with the use, storage, and disposal of radioactive materials and radiation-producing machines, except for facilities and activities governed by federal license, in accordance with the requirements of WAC 246-235-090
- Reviews and approves all radioisotope procurement and utilization on campus
- Submits a written report to the vice president for research on audit activities performed, including results of audits and unusual or abnormal findings
Composition and tenure
- The Radiation Safety Committee shall be composed of at least 6 University faculty or staff knowledgeable in the fields which relate to radiation safety and serve 3-year terms
- Director of research assurances and the radiation safety officer shall be permanent members
- The chair of the committee shall hold a full-time permanent faculty appointment, and shall be appointed by the vice president for research of the University.
- The secretary of the committee shall be the radiation safety officer.
Responsible to the president through the vice president for research.