X-Ray producing devices are required to be registered with the Rice University Radiation Safety Officer prior to work commencing. Environmental Health and Safety controls a X-Ray registration from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

The Environmental Health and Safety department will assist departments and personnel in complying with regulations by performing routine laboratory inspections, advising X-Ray users on radiation safety and regulatory compliance issues, implementing radiation safety policies, and responding to emergency situations.

Requirements for researchers who work with X-Ray devices:

  • Equipment Registration
  • EHS X-Ray Safety Course
  • Equipment Specific Training