Under authority of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Radiation Safety Committee
(RSC), is responsible for oversight of clinical and research use of radioactive materials
at Saint Louis University and Saint Louis University Hospital.
View SLU's Radiation Safety Committee Policy
Key requirements include:
Human Use (Non-Research) of Radioactive Materials (Clinical Authorized User)
- Appropriate NRC form (completed by applicant and preceptor)
- For uptake, dilution and excretion studies; imaging and localization studies; and
sealed sources for diagnosis, use Form 313A(AUD).
- For use of unsealed byproduct material for which a written directive is required,
use Form 313A(AUT).
- For manual brachytherapy sources; ophthalmic use of Sr-90; Remote afterloader units;
teletherapy units; and gamma stereotactic radiosurgery units, use Form 313A(AUS).
Human Use of Radioactive Materials (Research)
- See "Human Use (Non-Research) of Radioactive Materials (Clinical Authorized User)"
and "IRB Protocols Requiring Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) Review." Contact the
radiation safety officer to discuss specific details or questions.
IRB Protocols Requiring Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) Review
- Submission of IRB Protocols for RSC Review
Non-Human Use Research
Radiation Safety Orientation for Non-Human Use Research
- All permit holders are subject to quarterly inspections of laboratories where radioactive
materials are used.
- Details on the entire radiation safety program, safety procedures, and requirements
are available in the Radiation Safety Manual.