STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY
Upon publication of these procedures, the Radiation Safety Committee of the Georgia Health Sciences University, is hereby authorized to act as agent for the Georgia Health Sciences University in matters of review, control, and mediation arising from the use or proposed use of radioactive materials and/or ionizing radiation at the Georgia Health Sciences University. A statement of composition of the Radiation Safety Committee and a delineation of authority is included in the following pages of this text.
Furthermore, it is hereby declared that the Radiation Safety Office of the Georgia Health Sciences University derives its authority directly from the Office of the President of the Georgia Health Sciences University in all matters involving radiation safety and/or violations of accepted rules of practice as described herein. The Radiation Safety Officer is hereby granted the authority to immediately suspend a project which is found to be a threat to health or property.