The University of Texas-Pan American
Environmental Health and Safety
September 27, 2016

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Radiation Safety Program



The Radiation Safety Program provides comprehensive health physics support service to The University of Texas Pan American community. The radiation safety mission is to assist in maintaining safe and healthy settings for research and clinical activities. The program fulfills this mission by assisting the institution's Radiation Safety Committee, performing routine laboratory inspections, providing personnel, area and environmental monitoring, and responding to emergency situations.

Please feel free to contact us if we may be of assistance or if you have any safety concerns to be addressed.

UTPA Program Documents


Safe Handling Precautions for Isotopes Used at UTPA


Radiation Safety Training is required for all personnel who work with radioactive materials , x-rays sources or lasers. Training is conducted on an "as needed" basis for laboratory principal investigators and their respective employees. Contact the DEHS to setup a training class. Personnel who do not work specifically with radioactive materialsbut work in the laboratory are required to attend awarensss training.

  • UTPA - Radioactive Material Training ppt.
  • UTPA - Radiation X-Ray Training ppt.
  • UTPA - Laser Safety Training ppt.

Other Related Links

Radiation Emergency Assistance Training Center (REAC/TS)

1201 W. University Drive Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
956/381-UTPA  1-866-441-UTPA
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