Radioisotopes/ Radioactive Materials

Updated June 18, 2018

The Radiation Safety Program has been developed in consultation with the Radiation Protection Committee.

Link to related UM Governance documents

Radioisotope Permit The Radiation Protection Committee issues an Internal Radioisotope Permit to control all procurement, use, storage, transfer and disposal of all radioactive materials in all areas under the control of the University.  To apply for in permit, use the Internal Radioisotope Permit Application for Open Sources or Sealed Sources (found on the forms page).

For more information consult the Radiation Safety Manual.

To handle radioisotopes at the University, you must complete radiation safety training and be added as a designated worker to an Internal Radioisotope Permit.

Radiation Safety Data Sheets (RSDSs) -CNSC website

Regulations related to radiation safety:

Nuclear Safety and Control Act, regulations

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act, regulations

Contact us at, or the Radiation Safety Officer at 204 789-3613; the Radiation Safety Specialist at 204 789-3654. We are located at the Bannatyne Campus in room P310 Pathology Building, 770 Bannatyne Avenue.

Contact us at or the Radiation Safety Officer at 204-789-3613 or the Radiation Safety Specialist at 204-789-3654.  We are located at the Bannatyne Campus in P310 Pathology Building, 770 Bannatyne Avenue.