The radiation worker responsible for a spill is also responsible for decontamination. Environmental Services is not authorized to clean radioactive spills. It is the responsibility of individuals who work with radioactive materials to have a basic understanding of decontamination principles. Emergency procedures shall be posted in all radioactive material laboratories.
Major Spill Response (equal to or greater than 1 millicurie)
Minor Spill Response (less than 1 millicurie)
Radiation Safety Office Response Actions
Health Science Campus (CI-1001)
1405 Goss Lane, Augusta, GA 30912-7520
Note: In the case of a serious injury or life threatening emergency, seek immediate medical attention.