Environmental Health and Safety
2400 Wahnish Way
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
The Radiation Safety Program was developed by Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Office of Environmental Health and Safety in support of its primary objective to provide and maintain a safe campus environment for work and study.The primary goals of the program are to ensure the radiological safety of all university personnel and the public; to ensure compliance with the conditions of the University's radioactive materials license; to guarantee that radiation sources are procured and used in accordance with Federal and State regulations; and ensure that radiation exposures are "As Low as Reasonably Achievable" (ALARA).Radiation Safety can only succeed when each Principal Investigator and user follows both the spirit of and the actual policies and procedures established herein.
Radioactive materials and radiation sources at Florida A & M University must be used in accordance with rules and regulations contained in the Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 64 E-5, Control of Radiation Hazard Regulations and with the conditions specified in the radioactive materials license issued by the State of Florida, Department of Health , Bureau of Radiation Control.