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Radiation Safety Emergency Procedures and Contacts

Radiation Safety Emergency Contacts

In case of an emergency, dial 911.

 

Unit 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. After 5 p.m.
Radiation Safety Office 540-231-5364

911

 

Hazardous Material Safety 540-231-3600

911

 

Virginia Tech Police

 

911

 

911

Virginia Tech Rescue Squad 911

 

911

Fire

 

911 911

NON-BLACKSBURG CAMPUS SITES SHOULD USE 911 FOR LOCAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE.

Note:
 Non-emergency number for Virginia Tech Police is 540-382-4343.


Personnel Protection Always Takes Priority

Non-reportable spills:

  • Notify colleagues.
  • Prevent the spread.
  • Clean up.
  • Survey.
  • Call the radiation safety officer for assistance at 540-231-5364.

Reportable minor spills:

  • Notify colleagues.
  • Prevent the spread.
  • Clean up.
  • Survey.
  • Report to the radiation safety officer at 540-231-5364.

Reportable major spills:

  • Clear the area.
  • Prevent the spread.
  • Shield the source.
  • Close the room.
  • Report to the radiation safety offier at 540-231-5364.
  • Personnel decontamination.

Radioactive Materials Online Program and Training


Contact Information - In An Emergency, Dial 911

Donald Conner, Radiation Safety Officer

Phone: 540-231-5364 
Email: dcon@vt.edu

Cynthia Strader, Assistant Radiation Safety Officer

Phone: 540-231-2699 
Email: cynth@vt.edu