Health Physics & Radiation Program
The health physicist is the Radiation Safety Officer and Laser Safety Officer for MEDDAC and VETCOM, and technical consultant for DENTAC. The mission of the Radiation Safety Program is to ensure the safe use, storage, licensing, disposal, transportation, safety design, and inventory control of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation sources. Technically oversees the utilization of instrumentation and equipment used in the health physics and radiation safety programs throughout BACH area of responsibility. Reviews and analyzes procedures, test set-ups, modifications, and maintenance/repair actions to ensure compliance with safety and environmental protection requirements.