University of Vermont


Radiation Safety Office

University of Vermont

The Radiation Safety Office (RSO) at the University of Vermont (UVM) oversees the use of ionizing radiation sources and class 3B and 4 lasers and lasers systems on campus and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, to protect UVM employees, students, the public, and the environment. The RSO also provides safety related services for UVM. There are more than 350 faculty, staff, and students using radioactive materials and  ionizing radiation producing devices for research and educational purposes in more than 100 labs in 14 buildings.

The RSO is open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00pm, and 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm and is located in room 004
Rowell Building.   Click Here to see where the Rowell building is located on the main campus.

    Phone: (802) 656-2570   
    FAX:    (802) 656-8876
For radiation accidents (large spills, personnel contamination, suspected over-exposure) during working hours call the RSO.  After working hours or on weekends or holidays for non-emergencies please call UVM Police Service at 656-3473. For radiation emergencies after working hours call 911.

Last modified December 07 2012 01:19 PM

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