Radioactive Waste Pick-up Schedule
|Pickup Location||Pickup Time||Area's Served|
|Loading Dock behind CB Building||09:00 -09:45 a.m. Wednesdays||CA, CB, CL|
|Loading Dock behind CN Building||
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays
|Other area's require radioactive material pickup's will be handled on an appointment basis. (706-721-9826).|
Note: Appoints may be made by calling 706-721-9826 or completing the form at "Request for Radioactive Waste Pickup". When calling, please inform our office of any supplies you will need. The Radiation Safety Office provides radioactive waste bags, radioactive waste tags, and radioactive materials tape.
CB = Research and education builing
CL = Hamilton Wing
Procedures for the Packaging and Tagging of Radioactive Waste
The three types of radioactive waste produced at the Georgia Health Sciences University are dry waste, liquid waste, and biological waste.
Waste bags, boxes, carboys, or scintillation vial buckets containing improperly packaged or non-radioactive waste will be refused until properly repackaged by laboratory personnel.