Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

April 26, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) are due for exchange on or before Saturday, May 1.

Be sure to work with your Dosimetry Contact and plan ahead to avoid late exchange. The wear period is indicated on the front and back of the dosimeter.

On behalf of Michigan Medicine Safety Management Services and U-M Radiation Safety Service, thank you for exchanging your dosimetry on time.

Congratulations to the following monthly wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and achieving a 90% or better dosimetry exchange rate for February 2021:

Anesthesia Pain Faculty/StaffPeds Cardiology Cath Faculty/Fellows
Anesthesia Pain FellowsRad-Nuclear Medicine Radiopharmacy
Cardiology Cath FacultyRad-PET Techs
Cardiology Cath TechsRad Interventional Radiology Techs
Cardiology Mid-LevelNeuroradiology
Cardiac Surgery House OfficersRad-QA Students
Cardiac Surgery Physician AssistantsVascular Surgery

If you wish to review your dosimetry results, see your departmental Dosimetry Contact or Dosimetry Supervisor. To confidentially access your dosimetry results using the serial number on the back of your dosimeter, follow these instructions.

If you have questions about radiation dosimetry (including how to wear it), visit the link below or contact the U-M Radiation Safety Service at 734-764-4294.

As a reminder, Federal and state regulations require radiation exposure monitoring for select employees. Michigan Medicine’s dosimetry program meets and exceeds these guidelines to ensure team member safety.