Monthly radiation dosimeters due for exchange

February 2, 2022  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Monthly radiation dosimeters (“badges”) were due for exchange on or before Feb. 1.

Please work with your departmental Dosimetry Contact to avoid late exchange. The wear period is indicated on the front of your dosimeter.

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

Congratulations to the following wear groups for prioritizing employee safety and dosimetry compliance with an on-time dosimetry exchange/return rate of 90% or better for November 2021:

Anesthesiology – Back & Pain Faculty/StaffPeds Cath Faculty/Fellows
Anesthesiology – Back & Pain FellowsRadiology – NM Radiopharmacy
Cardiology EP FacultyRadiology – PET Techs
Cardiology EP FellowsRadiology – IR Techs
Cardiology Cath NursesRadiology – Neuroradiology
Cardiology Mid-LevelVascular 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 certain employees, including anyone who participates in procedures involving radiation-producing machines. Michigan Medicine’s dosimetry program meets and exceeds these guidelines to ensure the safety of Michigan Medicine personnel.