About us

The Radiation Protection Service provides information and guidance on the implementation of Government Legislation and University Policy and advice to all students and staff on safety issues arising from the use of ionising and non-ionising radiation.

Services include:

  • Provision of personal dosimetry service for radiation workers
  • Hazard assessment and contingency planning
  • Guidance on laser safety protocols and practices
  • Guidance on UV and other non-ionising radiations
  • Contamination surveys and radioactive source audits
  • Repair & testing of portable monitoring instruments
  • Collection and disposal of low-level radioactive waste

The RPS and Safety and Environmental Protection Service are part of University Safety and Resilience  which is now included within the Estates and Commercial Services Directorate.